Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global Languages

Position ID:MIT-Global Languages-GERMLECT19 [#11379]
Position Title: Lecturer in German
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Languages / German
Appl Deadline:2018/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2018/07/10, finished 2019/04/07)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer in German

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Studies and Languages Section, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in German. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2019, with possibility of indefinite renewals. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six language (undergraduate) 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 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 consecutive years of teaching at a North American institution of higher education;
  • A strong record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • A minimum of three years demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design, and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital);
  • A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a sample syllabus,a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than October 1, 2018 via Academic Jobs Online:

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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.

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MIT Global Studies and Languages
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 14N-305
Cambridge, MA 02139

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