Lecturer in Modern Greek Language and Culture

Princeton, NJ
Mar 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton University invites applications for a one- to three-year term (renewable), full-time or part-time, Lecturer, to begin September 1, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching courses in modern Greek language at the introductory, intermediate and/or advanced levels, aiming at linguistic proficiency, as well as transcultural fluency and intellectual engagement with modern Greek culture. There may be opportunities for additional teaching in the successful candidate's discipline. Teaching load will depend on enrollments; some administrative duties may be part of the workload. This position is renewable, depending on departmental need and satisfactory performance. The successful candidate must have graduate training and/or an advanced degree in a relevant discipline or field, as well as demonstrated excellence in the classroom as a teacher of modern Greek as a second language at the college level. The successful candidate would be expected to engage in opportunities for professional development in second language acquisition and methodology. Candidates with comparative interests and a commitment to excellence in Modern Greek Studies are encouraged to apply. A background in Linguistics (historical, cultural, second language acquisition, or sociolinguistics) would be useful for this position, as would expertise in proficiency-based teaching approaches. Applicants should apply electronically at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/6101 and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including language proficiencies), teaching statement (including two syllabi, one in modern Greek language instruction and one on a Modern Greek Studies topic) and a sample of work (article on a scholarly topic or on language pedagogy; or chapter of dissertation, 20 pages maximum). Applicants must also supply names of three references and their contact information. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


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