LINGUIST List 31.1223

Wed Apr 01 2020

Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition: Visiting Lecturer, Northeastern University

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 31-Mar-2020
From: Boris Rasting-Sera <>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition: Visiting Lecturer, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
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University or Organization: Northeastern University
Department: The World Languages Center and the English Department/Writing Program
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Lecturer - German and Writing

Job Rank: Visiting Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Duties include a teaching load of 3 courses for fall semester and 3 courses for spring semester, customized language instruction offerings, and ongoing curricular and pedagogical innovation, as well as service and professional development This is a one-year, non-tenure track, renewable position with full benefits, with an expected start date of August 24, 2020.

This position will support the University’s commitment to innovation in teaching as well as the World Language Center's ( vision of developing students' intercultural communicative competence and the Writing Program’s goal of educating writers at all levels. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

A Ph.D. or terminal degree in German or a related field in hand by the start of the appointment. The successful applicant should be well trained in the teaching of German as a foreign language, have experience teaching languages using technology, and possess native or near native proficiency in German and English. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are able to teach courses in hybrid or online formats. In addition, the successful candidate should be prepared to teach English writing classes. Experience working with multilingual writers is highly desirable. A degree in German or English applied linguistics (TESOL), second language acquisition, or pedagogy is highly desirable.
Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest along with a teaching statement, a model syllabus, recent sets of student evaluations, and contact information for three references.

To apply, please go to the application link below and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.”

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Mr. Boris Rasting-Sera

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