Teaching Assistant Professor in German

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Posting Information

Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleTeaching Assistant Professor in GermanPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeDependent on Experience or Dependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0003175Posting Open Date03/10/2020Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date07/01/2020Position Summary

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature’s at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu) is seeking a superior and innovative instructor in German. This is a fixed term Teaching Assistant Professor position with a one-year appointment to begin on July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will carry a full-time, 3/3 teaching load; duties will involve teaching and university service.

Educational Requirements

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

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates are expected to have familiarity with the methods and technologies used in teaching the German language at the college level. Familiarity with working as an instructor in sync with multiple course sections, as well as with the textbooks Auf geht’s and/or Weiter geht’s, is 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/178259 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, and 6) 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 German-language teaching in detail. These reference providers will receive instructions by email and may upload their letters into the application system. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Christina Weiler at [email protected]

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on April 8, 2020. 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/178259Department Contact Name and TitleValerie BernhardtDepartment 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. * Do you have native or near-native fluency in both German and English?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. Do you have native or near-native fluency in in any other Central/East-European language(s)? If so, please list:

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * What experience do you have with teaching introductory/intermediate foreign language classes?

      (Open Ended Question)

     

     

     

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