Lecturer in Korean Language

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School of Humanities
Centre for Modern Languages
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is ranked among the world’s top universities.

The School of Humanities at NTU is committed to promoting first-rate research and teaching. With an impressive track record from our faculty and diverse avenues for funding, the School provides an ideal environment for both disciplinary and interdisciplinary research excellence. Students are given ample opportunities to develop strong critical thinking, research, and communication skills that enable them to make meaningful contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Lecturer in Korean Language Position

The School of Humanities at NTU invites applications for a Lecturer position in Korean Language within the Centre for Modern Languages. We seek candidates with a strong track record in teaching introductory to advanced Korean to tertiary students, curriculum design, multimedia course material development, and familiarity with current trends in second/foreign language instruction. Additionally, candidates with a degree in Korean Studies and experience in teaching the cultural and societal aspects of Korea will be highly valued.

The Centre for Modern Languages (CML) offers 15 Asian and European languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Russian, Singapore Sign Language, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, and Vietnamese). The Centre emphasizes enhancing learners' intercultural knowledge and linguistic competence. For further information about the current Modern Language courses, please visit this website: http://cml.soh.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx


  • Postgraduate qualification in Korean studies or Teaching Korean as a foreign language.

  • Proficient in Korean language, both written and spoken, at a native level.
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Korean preferably at tertiary level.
  • Experience in developing Korean language curriculum and materials, including e-learning materials.
  • Ability to coordinate large courses.
  • Proficient in English to communicate with non-Korean students.


Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

To apply, send your application package consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae, records of innovative curriculum development and teaching evaluations, teaching statement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees via the NTU Career Portal.


Enquiries about the position may be addressed to: Chair of Search Committee, Centre for Modern Languages
Email: CML_Recruit@ntu.edu.sg

Closing date for applications: 23 August 2024. Only successful candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.


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