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LINGUIST List 18.7

Mon Jan 08 2007

Jobs: Synchronic English Linguistics: Instructor, RWTH Aachen

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        1.    Paul Georg Meyer, Synchronic English Linguistics: Instructor, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Message 1: Synchronic English Linguistics: Instructor, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Date: 03-Jan-2007
From: Paul Georg Meyer <meyeranglistik.rwth-aachen.de>
Subject: Synchronic English Linguistics: Instructor, RWTH Aachen, Germany

University or Organization: RWTH Aachen
Department: English Department
Web Address: http://www.anglistik.rwth-aachen.de/
Job Rank: Instructor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Practical Language Courses


We are looking for a native speaker of American English to take the job of
a full-time linguistics and practical language instructor at our chair of
Synchronic English Linguistics.

The position is at the rank of a full-time 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter'
(workload: approx. 40 hours per week). The salary is determined by the
German civil servants standard ('Entgeltgruppe 13 nach TV-L'). Employment
will be for two years, and can possibly be extended for up to five years.
Teaching will start April 2007.

Duties for this post include teaching classes in Synchronic English
Linguistics, American English pronunciation and phonology, communication
skills, grammar etc. to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in
English. Teaching workload is up to 16 hours a week.

You will also be required to take part in student counselling, proofreading
and editing and in developing tests and testing methods.

Successful candidates should
- possess an excellent MA (or equivalent) in Linguistics, preferably from
an American university
- have the motivation and the ability for superior teaching,
- have excellent language skills for teaching classes in English,
- enjoy working in a team and support a close connection between teaching
and research.

Previous teaching experience at the college or university level and a
working knowledge of German are of advantage.

Interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has
been filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred when having the same qualification.
RWTH Aachen University strives to increase the proportion of women in
research and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female candidates
to apply.

Applications should include a CV and an outline of your teaching and
research experience as well as interests. Please also provide us with two
letters of recommendation.

Please send in your applications in hardcopy to the address below and
additionally in electronic form to meyeranglistik.rwth-aachen.de (PDF file).

Address for Applications:
Mrs. Hermine Roentgen-Shoukry
Kármánstraße 17-19
Aachen D-52062

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2007 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Paul Georg Meyer
Email: meyeranglistik.rwth-aachen.de
Phone: +49 241 80 96110
Fax: +49 241 80 92350
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