The Department of German at New York University invites applications for a Language Lecturer in German to begin September 1, 2017, pending budgetary and administrative approval.
The successful candidate would receive a three-year appointment. This position is renewable, but carries no implication of tenure. Language Lecturers teach a 3-3 course load, participate in extracurricular activities and may perform administrative duties as needed.
The successful candidate must have superior-level proficiency in German and be able to teach all levels of undergraduate German language. Special consideration will be given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching, as well as familiarity with current trends in second-language acquisition and foreign-language pedagogy, including integration of technology in the classroom. Minimum requirements: M.A. or equivalent in German language/literature/culture, Second-Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics.
Please submit your applications along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio that contains a statement of teaching philosophy, two syllabi on the intermediate level, and teaching evaluations submitted by February 15, 2017.
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