Lecturer in Germanic Langs & Lits

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Lecturer in Germanic Langs & Lits

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-10-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Coordinator of the Language Program. This appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer, with a three-year renewable term. The Coordinator will have central responsibility for organizing and supervising the language program (at least first and second years). Teaching assignments may cover German language courses at all levels including advanced conversation. Other duties will include placement testing, the organizing of cultural activities (e.g. weekly Kaffeestunde, German films), and program assessment. They may also include instruction in language pedagogy, oversight of the German House, outreach programs, lower-division advising, and proficiency testing. Scholarly publication is not required or expected. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits.

A Ph.D. in German or a related field is required by the appointment start date, as is near-native fluency or better in German and English. Teaching experience at the university level in the United Statesor Canadais preferred.

Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017.

To apply, candidates will need to submit a Candidate Profile through the online portal Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu). Search for posting number0619887, and then electronically attach a cover letter and CV.In the cover letter, please describe any relevant professional training, expertise, and experience. In addition, 3 confidential letters of reference should be should be emailed directly torz@virginia.edu. Teaching evaluations will be requested from finalists.

Questions regarding the online application process in Jobs@UVa can be directed to the German Business Administrator, Anne Zook,rz@virginia.edu, 434-924-6683.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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