LECTURER IN DANISH
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Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part
Department: L&S/GERMAN NORDIC & SLAVIC
Categories: Teaching and Instruction of For-credit Courses
Teach Danish 1st Year, 2nd Year, and 3rd Year classes. The instructor will be
responsible for teaching preparation, preparation of syllabi, adapting
teaching material, holding office hours, student performance evaluations, full
and regular participation in departmental pedagogical activities, regular
meetings and collaboration with department pedagogy specialist. Instructors
are expected to stay abreast with current foreign language teaching and
testing theories and methods.
About the Job:
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Scandinavian Studies, or related field, with Danish as the specialized
Native or near-native proficiency in Danish required.
Prior teaching experience a benefit.
Prior extended knowledge of contemporary Danish culture required.
There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters
to teach one or more of course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses
within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need
for an ongoing appointment.
A487000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/GERMAN NORDIC & SLAVIC
Full or Part Time: 66.6% - 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated
campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 5 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing
appointment based on need and/or funding
Minimum $42,124 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply via the online application at jobs.wisc.edu.
To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, a
curriculum vitae or resume, and a list of three references, including current
supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find
information about how to make a request at the following website:
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of
applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of
the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the
previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request;
please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Applications Open: Oct 8 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 24 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time