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TitelUniversity of Virginia, Open Position
BeschreibungThe Department of Germanic Languages and Literature at the University of Virginia is seeking dynamic leadership in the area of language instruction. Our position of Language Coordinator is offered at the level of Lecturer (non-tenure track); it carries a 3-year, renewable contract with full benefits. Responsibilities: the (re-)creation, coordination and implementation of the first- and second-year German language curriculum; training and supervising graduate teaching assistants; teaching 5 courses (either 3+2 or 2+3 per academic year, as determined by the department) including a seminar on language pedagogy; running a week-long training session for new TAs immediately prior to the start of classes in August; assessment of language proficiency. The appointment starts in early August 2012.

Requirements: Ph.D. required and must be in hand by the time of application; demonstrated knowledge in the field of general linguistics and expertise in SLA (Second Language Acquisition) with a special focus on German; ability to integrate new media and technologies; knowledge of techniques and methodologies across foreign language curricula. Experience in training and supervision of graduate teaching assistants is highly desirable.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa ( posting number 0608709), and electronically attach the following: Cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, please compile an academic portfolio consisting of one pdf file containing the following materials: documentation of expertise in the required areas, syllabi for first- and second-year German courses as you would ideally teach them, and one design for the week-long August training session. The academic portfolio/pdf file should be attached under "Portfolio/Creative Work". Please also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to Jeanie Bisselink ( or PO Box 400783, Charlottesville VA 22904-4783).

For priority consideration submit application by November 5, 2011. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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KontaktdatenName/Institution: University of Virginia, Department of German 
Strasse/Postfach: P.O. Box 400125 
Postleitzahl: 22904-4125 
Stadt: Charlottesville, Virginia 
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