Lecturer - German

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Posting Details

Position TitleLecturer - GermanExternal Link to Postinghttp://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/12920DepartmentWorld Languages and Cultures - 32221Vacancy Number16F-207Position Number385Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

The UNCW Department of World Languages and Cultures (http://uncw.edu/languages/) invites applications for a full-time, year-to-year renewable lecturer position in German beginning August 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach four undergraduate language classes per semester. This individual is expected to be on site and take an active role in departmental service. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2019.

Detailed Job DescriptionMinimum Requirements

Master’s degree in German, or in a related field, with at least 18 hours of graduate study in German and language teaching experience at the post- secondary level. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching. Native or near-native fluency in German and English is essential

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in German or in a related field. Experience teaching synchronous and/or asynchronous online classes is a plus.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Founded in 1947 as Modern Languages, the Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) is a community of scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service to local and global communities. Through innovative and substantive pedagogies, the Department seeks to promote student understanding of the linguistic and cultural subject matters it teaches. We prepare students to acquire proficiency in world languages at all levels and enhance the students’ effective communication, creativity, critical thinking, greater awareness of the world’s peoples, and interpersonal skills, as well as their understanding of their own language. We are dedicated to creating an atmosphere of intellectual exploration and exchange in order to develop students’ research interests and abilities. Through teaching, applied learning, service, and research, we serve as a bridge connecting local, regional, and international concerns.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions

To apply, please complete the online application at https://jobs.uncw.edu. Attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and a copy of complete student evaluations from most recent semester of teaching – not e-mailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Questions concerning the position, the application or the search procedure should be directed to Dr. Raymond Burt, Chair of Search Committee ([email protected]). Priority consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2019, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Preliminary interviews by video-conferencing will begin in March. .

Position TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date12/04/2018Priority Consideration Date02/15/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents toDr. Raymond Burt, Chair of Search CommitteeApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of 3 Professional References
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Curriculum Vita
  5. Teaching Evaluation 1
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a Masters in German or a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
      • UNCW LinkedIn Page
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      • UNCW Twitter Account
      • UNCW Website
      • Indeed.com
      • InsideHigherEd.com
      • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
      • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
      • UNCW Employee Referral
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      • Chronicle of Higher Education
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    Posted: 3/31/2019
    Application Due: 7/25/2019
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