LINGUIST List 25.5163

Thu Dec 18 2014

Jobs: Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer/Instructor, University of Tübingen

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 17-Dec-2014
From: Sarah Dessì Schmid <>
Subject: Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer/Instructor, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tübingen
Department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Tübingen, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer / Instructor of Portuguese

Job Rank: Instructor; Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)


The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a two-year, part time (50%) Lecturer/Instructor (Lektor/Lektorin, TV-L E 13) of Portuguese with focus on Brazil, beginning on the 15.04.2015.

Employer: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures/ University of Tübingen
Job Location: Tübingen/ Germany
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics/Translation
Language: Portuguese

Job Description:
Responsibilities include the organization and teaching of classes as well as conducting oral and written assessments and examinations of students’ language competence. Duties also include developing and giving courses on the culture and geography of Brazil. A further requirement is the supervision of exchange programs. The appointee will teach eight hours per week.

- Native speaker of Portuguese
- Degree in Portuguese Language, Romance Languages or Arts and Cultural Sciences
- Very good command of German
- Experience in teaching Portuguese, preferably experience in foreign language teaching at university level
- An understanding of and the ability to teach the comprehension and production of a variety of texts, including scientific ones.

Disabled candidates of equal qualifications will be given preferential consideration.

To apply, please send all relevant documents (CV, cover letter, copies of certificates, professional references and details of teaching experience) by 15 January 2015 to the Head of Department, Professor Sarah Dessì Schmid, Wilhelmstr. 50, D-72074 Tübingen.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Sarah Dessì Schmid
Phone: +49 (7071) 29-72395

Page Updated: 18-Dec-2014