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LINGUIST List 23.1340

Fri Mar 16 2012

Jobs: English; Pre-sessional/Introductory Lang: Teacher/Lecturer, University of Kassel

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Date: 16-Mar-2012
From: Holden Härtl <holden.haertluni-kassel.de>
Subject: English; Teaching Pre-sessional/Introductory Language Courses: Teacher/Lecturer, University of Kassel, 34125 Kassel, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Kassel
Department: Faculty of Humanities, Inst.of Engl.&Am.
Job Location: Kassel, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-kassel.de/fb02/index.php?id=1229
Job Rank: Teacher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Teaching pre-sessional and introductory language courses

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Germanic

Description:

Lecturer in English Language / TESOL
University of Kassel, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of English and
American Studies.

Ref. No. 18157
Fixed term contract begins asap, ends 31.12.2016, 0.5 FTE.
Salary according to EG 13 TV-H
The Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Kassel
offers BA, MA and teacher-training degree courses to over 1000 students.

We are currently looking to reinforce our language teaching staff with
someone who will focus primarily on teaching pre-sessional and introductory
language courses (level of language competence upper-intermediate, B2/C1)
with a current teaching load of 7 hours per week. You will be involved with all
aspects of setting and marking written and oral exams at this level and will be
expected to contribute overall towards the improvement of our English
language programme.

You will also be expected to take on responsibility for informing prospective
students of our language requirements, helping them to assess realistically
whether they meet these, setting up a cooperation with international language
testing organisations and developing and coordinating practice materials.
A further focus will be on counselling students who show weaknesses in
specific language areas in their early semesters and on developing and
organising a suitable remedial programme.

Candidates must be native speakers of English with an MA, PGCE or
equivalent in a relevant field. Teaching experience is essential; EAP
experience in a university context is highly desirable. A good knowledge of
spoken and written German is particularly important for this post.

Informal inquiries should be addressed to Professor Holden Härtl, using the
contact information below.

Applications quoting Ref. No. 18157 should be sent to The President,
University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, or to bewerbungenuni-kassel.de.
Please note that documents cannot be returned and will be destroyed after
use.

The University of Kassel aims to be an equal opportunities employer and is
committed to increasing the number of women in teaching and research
positions.

Application Deadline: 18-Apr-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Der Präsident Prof. Postlep
Personalabteilung
Bewerbungen
Möchenbergstr. 19
Kassel 34109
Germany
Email Address for Applications: bewerbungenuni-kassel.de
Contact Information:
Prof. Holden Härtl
Email: holden.haertluni-kassel.de
Phone: +49-0-561 804 3454
Fax: +49-0-561 804 3959
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