Lecturer in German AEP

London (Greater) (GB)
£38,304 per annum, pro rata, including London Weighting Allowance
Jul 26, 2021
End of advertisement period
Aug 01, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Lecturer in German AEP

Job ID: 028325

Salary: £38,304 per annum, pro rata, including London Weighting Allowance 

Posted: 23-Jul-2021

Closing date: 01-Aug-2021

Business unit: Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Department: German Contact details: Sarah Bowden ,

Strand Campus   Academic and teaching    

Job description
The Department of German wishes to appoint a Lecturer in German (Academic Education Pathway), 0.5 FTE, for a fixed-term period of 9 months. The appointment will run from 1 September 2021. The successful candidate have a strong teaching and research record to complement our current strengths in modern German cultural studies. They will be expected to:
Teach on modules at BA and MA level for German and Modern Languages
Participate fully in assessment and examination processes as appropriate, and provide effective and timely feedback to students
Supervise undergraduate dissertations where appropriate
Act as personal tutor to undergraduate students
Undertake administration for the Department of German 

The postholder will be responsible to the Head of Department.
We encourage applications from members of groups with protected characteristics that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Equality Act.
About the Faculty: 
About the Department of German: 
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 9 months.
This is a part-time post - 50% full time equivalent

Key responsibilities

  • to contribute to teaching and assessment for undergraduate cultural modules 4AML0001 Cultural Transformations; 4AAGA114 Texts and Contexts; 4AML0002 Nomads, Exiles, Travellers; 5AML0003 Art and Culture of European Integration
  • to contribute to teaching and assessment for postgraduate module 7AAGM303 Documenting the Camp
  • to contribute to undergraduate teaching and assessment in translation from and into German 
  • to supervise undergraduate dissertations where appropriate 
  • to undertake administrative duties in the Department of German 
  • to act as personal tutor to undergraduate students 
  • to play a role in the research culture of the Department of German 

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria

  1. PhD in relevant discipline (completed or submitted by the time of application)
  2. Proven expertise in modern German cultural studies
  3. Proven ability in teaching German culture and language at undergraduate level
  4. Ability to teach translation from and into German at undergraduate level
  5. Excellent administrative and computer skills
  6. Time management and organisational skills
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills
  8. Native or near-native fluency in English and German 

Desirable criteria

  1. Teaching experience at postgraduate level
  2. A commitment to community engagement, particularly in relation to ethnic minority experience and the promotion of diversity and inclusion
  3. A commitment to widening participation and outreach activities
  4. Administrative experience