Teaching Assistant Professor and Language Program Director in German

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleTeaching Assistant Professor and Language Program Director in GermanPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeDependent on Experience or Dependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002938Posting Open Date09/13/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date07/01/2020Position Summary

Teaching Assistant Professor and Language Program Director in German

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu) is seeking a superior and innovative instructor in German to begin on July 1, 2020. This is a renewable fixed-term, non-tenure-track lectureship in German with an initial 3-year appointment.

The successful candidate will teach five courses a year, including all levels of the undergraduate language curriculum (from novice to advanced content-based instruction); as Language Program Director the teaching assistant professor will help train and mentor graduate student instructors, assist with the administration of the language program, develop and serve as advisor for extracurricular activities, and perform service for the department, other units in the University, and for the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies.

Educational Requirements

Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) by July 1, 2020 and native or near-native proficiency in German and English required.

Qualifications and Experience

Area of specialization in German is open, although a strong background in foreign language pedagogy, web-based instructional technologies, or second language acquisition is highly desirable.

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.

Special Instructions

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/169244 and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); 4) a statement describing your past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; 5) one sample syllabus for a 5th semester language course.

At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references, two of whom must be prepared to discuss the applicant’s German-language teaching in detail. All references should be sent via Interfolio to [email protected] Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Priscilla Layne at [email protected]

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on October 20. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.

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.

Quick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/169244 Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitlePriscilla Layne, Search ChairDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  5. Sample Syllabus
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a doctorate granted, or nearly completed, in the academic field identified, or in a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. If you do not have your PhD degree in hand, on what date do you expect to receive it?

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * What is your primary field of specialization?

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. If you have one or more secondary fields of specialization, please list:

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * Do you have native or near-native fluency in both German and English?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. Do you have native or near-native fluency in any other Central/East European language(s)? If so, please list.

      (Open Ended Question)

     

     

     

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