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Adjunct Lecturer - German Studies (UPDATED)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Adjunct Lecturer - German Studies (UPDATED)
Department German Studies (0424)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Note: This is a reposting with an updated Supplemental Question #2, and a new review date. If you previously applied for this position your application is under consideration and it is not necessary to

The Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona seeks a qualified person for a one-year, full time lectureship for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach three courses each semester, including large general education courses and other courses as assigned.
  • Hold Office hours
  • Active involvement in teamwork, curriculum development, recruitment of German majors, and program affairs.
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in German Studies or related field.
  • Native or near-native fluency in German language and strong English language skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with language teaching methodologies as well as computer-assisted language instruction
  • Experience in online teaching
Rank Lecturer
Tenure Information Adjunct (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21296
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/19/2019
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Barbara Kosta,
Department Head for German Studies

Open Date 01/30/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 03/09/2018
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Will you have a PhD in German Studies or a related field in hand by May 30, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Statement of Research Interests
Optional Documents