Position Overview: The Department of German Studies at the
University of Kansas seeks a full-time Multi-Term Lecturer.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach primarily
lower-level German language courses. This is a 9-month,
non-tenure track position with an initial appointment of three
Job Description: Teaching - 100%: Teaching
undergraduate language classes as assigned; at least ten credits
per semester in German. Prepare for and attend all class
meetings. Classes should not be canceled. Fulfill the
following duties under close supervision and guidance of the
language program coordinator throughout the semester; prepare
lesson plans, grade assignments in a timely manner, provide
students with feedback and regular information about their progress
in the course, and give students clear information about how to
improve their performance in the course. Hold regular office
hours for students in the classes taught. A minimum of two
posted office hours each week is required. Maintain standards
of excellence in teaching and in the evaluation of student
performance. Adhere to departmental, college and university
policies. Attend teaching-related in-service meetings.
Required Qualifications: MA in Germanic Languages and
Literatures. Native or near-native ability in German.
At least 3 credit hours of graduate coursework in contemporary
methods of teaching German as a Foreign Language as ascertained by
transcript or curriculum vitae. At least 3 month experience
teaching undergraduate course in German.
Candidate instructions: Only online application will be
accepted. A complete online application will include a letter
of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the
applicant is qualified to teach, teaching evaluations from the 2
most recent years, and the names and contact information for
references. Application deadline is December 22, 2020.
Apply online at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/18103BR.
This position will work on the Lawrence, KS Campus.
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