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Lecturer

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/108537 and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); and 4) a sample of scholarly work (15-20 pages). Additional materials may be requested at a later date. At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references, one of whom must be prepared to discuss teaching in detail. References identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may list Interfolio as a reference and the application system will solicit recommendations directly from Interfolio. Please see http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System for instructions. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Christina Wegel at wegel@email.unc.edu. Open until filled; review of applications will begin on January 17, 2017. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Lecturer
Position Number
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Vacancy ID FAC0001821
Posting Open Date 11/01/2016
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2017
Position Summary

Two-Year Lecturer in German.

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) is seeking two superior and innovative instructors for German language, literature, and culture courses for two non-renewable fixed-term lectureships in German, each a two-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017. Each successful candidate will carry a 3/3 teaching load.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in German or closely related field by time of appointment, with a specialization in any field of German, literature, and culture.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates are expected to present evidence of excellence in teaching at a college or university. Native or near-native proficiency in German required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/108537 and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); and 4) a sample of scholarly work (15-20 pages). Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references, one of whom must be prepared to discuss teaching in detail. References identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may list Interfolio as a reference and the application system will solicit recommendations directly from Interfolio. Please see http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System for instructions.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Christina Wegel at wegel@email.unc.edu. Open until filled; review of applications will begin on January 17, 2017. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/108537

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Christina Wegel, Language Program Director
Department Contact Telephone or Email wegel@email.unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing/research Sample
  4. Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a doctorate granted, or nearly completed, in the academic field identified, or in a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If you do not have your PhD degree in hand, on what date do you expect to receive it?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your primary field of specialization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. If you have one or more secondary area(s) of specialization, please list:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have native or near-native fluency in both German and English?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Do you have native or near-native fluency in in any other Central/East-European language(s)? If so, please list:

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * What experience do you have with teaching introductory/intermediate foreign language classes?

    (Open Ended Question)