LINGUIST List 30.1466

Wed Apr 03 2019

Jobs: German; French; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

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Date: 02-Apr-2019
From: Judith King <>
Subject: German; French; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Department: Global Cultures & Languages
Job Location: Wisconsin, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of German & GER/FRE Education

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Education

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            German (deu)


The Department of Global Cultures and Languages at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in German Studies and German/French Education. This position includes responsibilities associated with World Language Education, and may include teaching world language education methods courses, leading field experience courses, and supervising teacher candidates in their field placements, as well as supporting student teachers through supervision and student teaching seminar. This position holds a start date of August 26, 2019.

- Should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Second Language Acquisition, German Language, German Cultural Studies, German Linguistics, German Education, or a related field by August 26, 2019. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2020.
- Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in U.S. PK-12 schools or equivalent.
- Demonstrated expertise specifically related to German and/or French education, that in part or in whole informs and enhances the work they do with prospective teachers.
- Maintain an active research agenda.
- Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in German and English.
- Candidates must also have a demonstrated proficiency in French.

- The successful candidate will be able to teach a wide variety of German courses at all levels and will have experience with content-based foreign language instruction.
- In addition, we seek a colleague who can expand our departmental offerings by developing courses in one of the following areas: 1) German for professional purposes (e.g., business, science and health, translation studies, etc.); and/or 2) minority cultures, social justice, diversity, advocacy, and community engagement in the German-speaking world; and/or 3) online, hybrid, and distance-learning in the foreign language classroom; 4) experience with or interest in service-learning education or internships abroad are also desirable.
- Experience in teacher education at the college level related to world languages.
- Experience as a cooperating teacher and/or with student teaching supervision.
- Experience working in a professional learning community.
- Experience modeling inclusive practices.
- Experience with standards-based teacher preparation and performance-based assessments (e.g. edTPA, InTASC standards).
- Teaching experience at multiple developmental levels.

Applicants must provide a CV, a cover letter which addresses their teaching philosophy, and a list of 4 references including telephone numbers of the recommenders. First review of applications will begin April 15, 2019.

Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position, for any requests for accommodations, and to apply, please visit the application link provided below for position listing #5218.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Associate Professor of German Shelley Hay

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