The Department of German at New York University invites applications for a Lecturer/Language Lecturer in German to begin September 1, 2019, pending budgetary and administrative approval.
The successful candidate would receive a three-year appointment. This position is renewable, but carries no implication of tenure. Lecturers/Language Lecturers teach a 3-3 course load, participate in extracurricular activities and may perform administrative duties as needed. The successful candidate must have superior-level proficiency in German. The lecturer/language lecturer will be expected to teach 100-level courses (post-intermediate courses conducted in German such as “Introduction to German Literature”) as well as language courses at the Elementary and Intermediate levels.
Requirements: PhD in German Literature; training and expertise in teaching German as a second language. Special consideration will be given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching, as well as familiarity with current trends in second-language acquisition and foreign-language pedagogy, including integration of technology in the classroom.
Please submit your applications along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio that contains a statement of teaching philosophy, two syllabi (survey bridge course; Intermediate German), and teaching evaluations. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/58321. For more information about the NYU Department of German, please visit our web site at http://german.as.nyu.edu/page/home.
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