Senior Teaching Associate in German

Bristol, United Kingdom
08 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Senior Teaching Associate in German  for a fixed term of 10 months from 17 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

German is an integral part of a dynamic and forward-looking School of Modern Languages in the Faculty of Arts. German language is studied by highly qualified and well-motivated undergraduates either as a mandatory part of a Single Honours degree, as part of a Joint Honours degree in with another modern language or as part of a Joint Honours degree with another subject. German is also is also taught to non-specialists as well as specialists as an option to students from all Faculties of the University.

You will be expected to contribute flexibly across the full range of language teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will also support the language team in Modern Languages in developing the up-to-date teaching methods and materials and disseminating good teaching practice, and will contribute to language-related activities, including the Year Abroad. 

You will have native or near native competence in German and English and both a relevant postgraduate qualification and  experience of language teaching, ideally in UK Higher Education.

The selection process will take place in the week commencing  Monday 20 August 2018.

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 5 August 2018

Applications must be made using the University of Bristol’s on-line application system. Informal enquiries may be directed to Mr Jonas Langner, Language Director for  German at  or Dr Ian Foster, Director of Foreign Language Teaching  at

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.