Lecturer in German, MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Languages unit, invites applications for one full-time position as a Lecturer in German. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2022, with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six German language (undergraduate-level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for German language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.

Candidates must have:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in either German or a related field such as Teaching German as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics;
  • Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in German and English;
  • A minimum of three years of post-degree (M.A.) teaching experience in a North American institution of higher education;
  • A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • A minimum of three years demonstrated experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital); and
  • A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV clearly showing requisite qualifications, a sample syllabus, a sample of materials development (print or digital, not to exceed 25 pages), and three letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for an interview will be requested to submit a 20-minute recorded teaching demonstration.

All materials should be submitted no later than September 30, 2021, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18920

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. 

Any questions should be directed to languages-search@mit.edu.

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