Summer Session Instructor, German Studies (Multiple Positions)

Tucson, AZ
May 06, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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German Studies

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


1512 E First Street, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of German Studies is seeking a short term summer session teaching position for two sessions that run June 7, 2021 through August 12, 2021. This Summer Session Instructor position is part-time, non-tenure eligible, non-benefits eligible and will provide instruction in the area of the German language.

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching GER 273 (Summer Session I) and 233 (Summer Session II) to undergraduate students
  • Holding office hours
  • Planning class lectures and assignments
  • Grading papers and exams
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in German or related field
  • Experience teaching college-level courses

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated experience in at least two years of college (online or face-to-face) teaching experience in German
• Digital Learning Platform experience (Vista, Cengage, Pearson, etc.) Learning Management System Experience (D2L, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
• Completion of a Quality Matters workshop (online program)
• Record of a history of professional development activities for online teaching and/or course design



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

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Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

Rate of Pay:

Contingent on Enrollment

Compensation Type:

Contingent on Student Enrollment



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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]

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Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

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, 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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