Humanities Collegiate Division, The College Position Type: Other Academic Appointee Chicago, IL
Aug 7, 2023 – Mar 31, 2024Description
During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2023-24 academic year, the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Germanic Studies may have part-time teaching opportunities in various courses of the German Language curriculum.
Minimum qualifications are a master's degree or equivalent in German or a related field, superior proficiency in German according to ACTFL guidelines, and at least one year of experience teaching German at the college or post- secondary level. Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. or equivalent in German and/or an advanced degree in second language pedagogy/acquisition. Applicants should have experience carrying out all aspects of classroom instruction, including the development or revision of course syllabi, assignments and exams. Lecturers are also expected to work effectively with peers, coordinators, and to respond to student needs.
Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2023-24, the minimum per-course salary is $7,538. This position is not benefits eligible.
To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio jobs board at https:// apply.interfolio.com/129656
Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.
In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience. This posting will expire on March 31, 2024.
This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.
This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Maeve Hooper, Department of Germanic Studies, [email protected]
Further information about the Germanic Studies language program can be found in the University of Chicago College Catalog:https:// collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/germanicstudies/
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