Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor in Korean in Asian Studies

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of the Liberal Arts
Asian Studies


The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor position (non-tenure track) in Korean to begin in Fall 2019. This is a 36-week (two academic semesters, Fall and Spring), non-tenure track appointment with the possibility of reappointment. Full-time Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professors teach three courses per semester. The position will offer benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. Responsibilities will include teaching introductory to advanced Korean language courses as well as participation in programmatic service. Candidates who can teach courses in Korean culture (literature, history, and film) and who can contribute to the growth of Korean Studies on campus are especially welcome. Minimum requirements include Master’s degree in Korean pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related discipline, near-native ability in both Korean and English, appropriate teaching experience, and evidence of high quality in teaching. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically. Include (1) a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job, (2) a current curriculum vitae with three references listed, (3) and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please also include a link to an online video of the candidate’s teaching with the application materials. Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about our program, visit http://asian.la.psu.edu.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088