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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


Salary: £31,406-£40,927  pro rata

The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a part time (0.5 FTE) Language Teacher in Korean in the Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies to begin on 1st September, 2022.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years in the first instance.

The successful applicant will be expected to take part in the pre-term language teaching as well as marker and/or assessor of language papers across the Tripos.

We are seeking an individual who has a good first degree, a strong teaching record and potential to make a significant contribution to the Faculty.

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Evidence of ability to teach Korean language effectively, and at all relevant levels
  • Evidence of ability to teach Korean texts from a variety of genres
  • Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Faculty as a whole;
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Further Information.

To apply for this vacancy, you must use the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Please ensure that you upload a CV (including details of language teaching at all levels and listing any publications), a covering letter and two syllabi - one for elementary Korean and one for intermediate Korean - in the Upload section of the online application..

References will be requested at the shortlisting stage and we regret that individual feedback on applications cannot be provided.

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Tuesday, 1st March 20221. Interviews are likely to take place in the week comencing Monday, 14th March, 2022.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Nuri Kim at 

For queries about the application process, please contact the School HR Team, at

Please quote reference GX29655 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.