Hong-Tae Jang, M.A.

Area Director for Islands Asia


  • M.A., Applied Linguistics, Northern Territory University (presently Charles Darwin Univ.), Darwin, Australia, 2000
  • Associate Graduate Diploma, Social Science in Applied Linguistics, SIL International Asia School, Darwin, Australia, 1999
  • M.Div., Divinity, Hapdong Theological Seminary, Soowon, South Korea, 1998
  • B.A., German Language and Literature, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, South Korea, 1993

Current Position

  • Area Director for Islands Asia, 2018–

Other experience

  • Associate Area Director for Islands Asia, SIL International, 2014–2017
  • SIL International Translation Consultant - Asia, 2009–present
  • Leadership Coach for SIL Asia Area & Wycliffe Asia-Pacific, 2011–2012
  • Partnership Coordinator of Papua SE Partnership & Wycliffe Global Alliance Asia-Pacific Area, 2011–2013
  • LWC (Language of Wider Communication) Project Korean Program Coordinator (SIL), 2008–2011
  • Sociolinguistic Survey in Papua, Indonesia 2002–2003

Other Affiliations and Relevant Experience

  • Global Bible Translators Board Member, 2016–present


South Korea