October 25, 2022

Priority Application Deadline Oct 31, 2022

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature is searching for applicants for a Korean language Teaching Assistant for the spring quarter of 2023 (March 16, 2023 – June 15, 2023).

General Duties/Description:

Job duties include, but are not limited to, teaching Korean language classes in Korean (on MWF, usually in the morning), preparing/grading tests, homework, and assignments keeping student records, participating in TA meetings, attending course lectures, and collaborating with the supervisor and other TAs.


Graduate students accepted by or enrolled in the University of Washington are eligible to apply. Previous teaching experience is a plus. Strong Korean language skills are required. TA positions require strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work well both individually and as part of a team.

By the time of appointment, non-native English-speaking applicants will have to satisfy the English-speaking proficiency requirements found in Graduate School Memo 15.


Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience. The position includes a full tuition waiver, salary, and benefits including health insurance.

How to Apply:

Application forms and instructions are available at https://asian.washington.edu/how-apply. Submit the complete application through the online form.

The application includes:

  1. A completed Teaching Assistant Application form(GoogleForm [docs.google.com]);
  2. A short video recording URL from YouTube: 5-10 minutes of classroom or simulated teaching (https://asian.washington.edu/korean-teaching-assistant-applicants);
  3. A one-page cover letter addressed to the department chair, Professor Zev Handel;
  4. Your CV/resume, including previous teaching experience and any relevant coursework;
  5. Your most recent academic transcript (UW unofficial transcript(PDF), or, if a new student,a digital copy of your most recent non-UW transcript);
  6. Any records of past teaching experience(optional)

The Home Department Statement of Support and Letter of Recommendation are not required at this time.

Offers will be made by November 14 with a response deadline of two weeks after the offers are made.

Application inquiries may be made with Kirk L. Van Scoyoc (asianadv@uw.edu, 206-543- 4997), Academic Counselor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature.

This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs/apl/union-info.html