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LINGUIST List 23.1617

Fri Mar 30 2012

Jobs: German; Language Program Coordination: Visiting Lecturer/Instructor, U of Illinois

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Date: 29-Mar-2012
From: Andrea Golato, c/o Marita Romine <slcl-hrillinois.edu>
Subject: German; Language Program Coordination: Visiting Lecturer/Instructor, University of Illinois, IL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois
Department: Germanic Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://illinois.edu
Job Rank: Visiting Lecturer/Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Program Coordination

Required Language(s): German (deu)


The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, at the
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, invites applications for a
Visiting Lecturer/Instructor for 2012-2013, with a target start date of
August 16, 2012.

This is a non-renewable, 9 month full-time, non-tenure track position
with an additional 1 month summer salary.

The position involves coordination of the Basic Language Program in
German and supervision of teaching assistants. Conducting pre-
semester teaching orientation. 2/2 teaching load which may include a
teaching methods course for graduate students, courses in the basic
language program and in the undergraduate curriculum. Some service
in the department is expected.

- Ph.D. or MA in Applied Linguistics or German (specialization open
but applied linguistics or linguistics preferred)
- Experience in training and supervising teaching assistants
- Expertise in the application of technologies in language instruction,
for example, web-based delivery and experience with course
management systems
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching German in a North
American context
- Evidence of teaching excellence
- Native or near-native ability in German and English

Title will depend on level of education; Lecturer must have a PhD,
Instructor must have an MA. Salary is competitive and commensurate
with experience.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois
application login page at the application URL below and upload your
application materials: application letter, CV, and names and contact
information for three professional references who can address
teaching and supervision abilities. Referees will be contacted
electronically upon submission of the application. Only electronic
applications submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will be accepted.
Additional supportive materials may be requested at a future time.

To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be
received no later than April 30, 2012. Letters of reference must be
received no later than May 7, 2012. The department highly
recommends that complete applications be submitted prior to April 30,
to ensure that referees have enough time to submit their letters of

Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no
hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information
please contact Prof. Andrea Golato, contact information below.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and
ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.illinois.edu
Contact Information:
Professor Andrea Golato, c/o Marita Romine
Email: slcl-hrillinois.edu
Phone: 217-244-3252

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