Lecturer in German Language

Illinois, United States
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Position Type: Other Academic Appointee  

Division/School: COLLEGE  


Position Description: 

The Germanic Studies Department and the Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for a part-time benefits-eligible Lecturer in German language, for a one-year, non-renewable, term, starting January 1, 2019. 

A Masters degree in a relevant field is required; a PhD is preferred. Applicants must have experience teaching multiple levels of German language at a college or post- secondary institution and demonstrated experience in language pedagogy. German language proficiency at the ACTFL Advanced High level required. Experience teaching at a North American university preferred. 

The teaching load will include five courses in beginning, intermediate, and intensive German over three quarters. 

Applicants must apply online at the University's Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03972, and upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter of no more than three pages in length that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the Academic Career Opportunities application system. 

Application deadline for all required materials and reference letters is December 14, 2018. Only complete applications will be considered. This position is contingent upon final budgetary approval. 

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.  

Additional Information or Requirements:


The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

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Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae  

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