LINGUIST List 18.2061|
Mon Jul 09 2007
Jobs: English & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, RWTH Aachen University
Editor for this issue: Catherine Adams
The LINGUIST List strongly encourages employers to use
non-discriminatory standards in hiring policy. In particular we urge
that employers do not discriminate on the grounds of race, ethnicity,
nationality, age, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. However, we
have no means of enforcing these standards.
Job seekers should pay special attention to language in ads regarding
employment requirements and are encouraged to consult our international
employment page at http://linguistlist.org/jobs/jobnet.html. This page has been
set up so that people can report on the employment standards of various countries.
To post to LINGUIST, use our convenient web form at
1. Prof. Dr. Paul Georg
English & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University, Germany
Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University, Germany
From: Prof. Dr. Paul Georg Meyer <meyeranglistik.rwth-aachen.de>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University, Germany
University or Organization: RWTH Aachen University
Department: English Department / Institut für Anglistik
Web Address: http://www.anglistik.rwth-aachen.de/
Job Rank: Instructor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Practical Language Courses
Required Language(s): English (eng)
German, Standard (deu)
The following position at the Department of English will soon become vacant and
is to be filled by October 1, 2007.
Instructor for English language practice (teaching load: 16 hours per week;
workload: approx. 40 hours per week). Remuneration according to the former BAT
IIa salary scale. The contract for the position is limited to two years in the
first instance and can possibly be extended.
You are a native speaker of English and preferably have completed your academic
training within the North American or British university system, majoring in a
language studies subject which you have taken to at least Master's level.
Preferably you will also have a formal TEFL qualification, or you will at least
have had work experience in the field. Even though you will naturally use
English as the medium of instruction for classes here, we do expect you to have
a working knowledge of German, sufficient to function in communicative terms
within the German-speaking university environment and to handle administrative
The main teaching goal in your work here will be to improve the English-language
competence and performance of students in our English Studies program, but also
within the general BA program. It is quite conceivable that you might, from
time to time, also be asked to give classes on background studies or cultural
studies (e.g., American life and institutions). Beyond that, we will expect you
to be willing to participate in the further development and improvement of our
evaluation of tests, the administration of academic services within the teaching
field and the undertaking of further cultural activities within the Department.
The University is seeking to increase the ratio of women on the non-professorial
academic staff and applications from women are therefore very welcome.
Applications from suitably qualified candidates with severe disability are
particularly welcome. Information on the vacancy is available from Professor
Aachen (aka Aix-la-Chapelle) is a historic German city located on the border to
Belgium and The Netherlands, in a setting which is very attractive in both
scenic and cultural terms.
Application Deadline: 01-Aug-2007 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Paul Georg Meyer
RWTH Aachen, Institut für Anglistik III
Email Address for Applications: meyeranglistik.rwth-aachen.de
Prof. Dr. Paul Georg Meyer
Phone: +49 241 80 96110
Fax: +49 241 80 92350
Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue
Please report any bad links or misclassified data
LINGUIST Homepage | Read
LINGUIST | Contact us
While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.