Lecturer and German Language Coordinator

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The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Georgia (Athens) invites applicants for the position of Lecturer and German Language Coordinator, to begin August 1, 2021. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 or 3/4 course load (depending on the number of 4 credit hour courses assigned), including a graduate-level course in foreign language pedagogy; coordinate multi-section first- and second-year German courses; and supervise graduate Teaching Assistants.


❏ Ph.D. (in hand by start date), either in German Studies or in second language acquisition, language pedagogy, or a related field, with an emphasis in German

❏ Two years of experience teaching college German and a record of teaching excellence

❏ background in language pedagogy, teaching with technology, and teaching supervision/mentorship

❏ native or near-native fluency in both German and English

To apply, candidates should visit https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/179838 and provide all the requested materials: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references, at least one of which should address the candidate’s teaching record. (Upon receipt of the application, the three references will be notified to submit letters of recommendation at the same website). Finalists will be asked to submit a teaching portfolio. To guarantee full consideration, please submit application materials by February 5, 2021. The candidate selected for hire will also be required to provide original transcripts showing degrees earned. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Brigitte Rossbacher, at rossbach@uga.edu.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

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