Lecturer, German Studies

Tucson, AZ
Apr 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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German Studies

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Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona invites applications for a lecturer position, beginning August 2021. This position will teach general education courses and upper-level language, literature, and culture courses for German majors and minors. This is a year-to-year appointment renewable for up to 1 year contingent upon funding and performance.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs: sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching three courses each semester, including general education courses and upper-level language, literature, and culture courses for German majors and minors
  • Holding office hours
  • Actively recruiting German majors
  • Actively involved in curriculum and program discussions and processes
  • Demonstrate excellence in teaching
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in German Studies or related field by August 2021
  • Native or near-native fluency in German andEnglish is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in German-language literature and culture since 1800
  • Experience with both online and face-to-face instruction
  • Experience working with language learning and teaching methods, and innovations in teaching undergraduate majors and minors in German Studies

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Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Jennifer Murphy

[email protected]

(520) 621-4055

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Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please note: once you have applied, an email will be sent to you within 2 business days for entering reference email address information. Your references will then need to upload their recommendation letters to the UA Talent System.Review date is May 15, 2021.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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