Teaching Assistant Professor in German & Russian
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Germanic and Slavic Lang Lit - 311600
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002247
Position Summary: The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu) is seeking a superior and innovative instructor to teach both introductory and intermediate language courses in both German and Russian. This is a fixed term Teaching Assistant Professor position with a three-year appointment to begin on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will carry a full-time, 3/3 teaching load and perform service for the department.
Education Requirements: Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in German and/or Slavic languages and literatures or a related field required by July 1, 2018.
Qualification and Experience: Candidates are expected to have familiarity with the methods and technologies used in teaching foreign languages at the college level. Native or near-native proficiency in German, Russian, and English required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Christina Wegel, Search Chair
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Instructions for Applicants: Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/132965 and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); and 4) sample syllabi for both introductory and intermediate language courses (one German, one Russian); and 5) the names and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf, two of whom must be prepared to discuss the applicant's language teaching in detail. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Christina J. Wegel at GermanRussianSearch@unc.edu. Open until filled; review of applications will begin on January 31, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype shortly thereafter.