Lecturer in German

Michigan Technological University

Lecturer in German

  • Institution: Michigan Technological University
  • Institution Type: Research Institution
  • Location: Houghton, MI US
  • Website: www.mtu.edu
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Lecturer in German

  • Michigan Technological University | Houghton, MI US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: May 29, 2022
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Job TitleLecturer in German

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Houghton, MI US

Deadline May 29, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Kette Thomas

Department Humanities Department

Email humanities@mtu.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit http://www.employment.mtu.edu.

The Modern Languages program in the Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in German (instructional track faculty position), to begin Fall 2022. This position will be responsible for teaching German language, literature, and culture courses. Participate in the Humanities Modern Languages Committee. Develop courses and curriculum materials for the Minor in German. Advise students. Develop coursework in business and technical German. Cultivate cultural experiences for students through local activities and our study-abroad program.

Minimum Master’s degree in German Language or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.

At least two (2) years of experience teaching beginning through intermediate German language classes at the college level.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching and language-learning pedagogy.

Ability to teach courses in German culture in translation.

Required Documents:

●      Resume/Curriculum Vitae

●      Cover letter

●      2 letters of recommendation

●      Diversity statement

●      Evidence of teaching effectiveness

●      Two sample syllabi

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. Visa sponsorship is unavailable at this time. This is not an E-Verified Position.

Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).

Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, MI on the south shore of Lake Superior. Houghton was recently named one of the 100 best small towns in America and the local community provides excellent resources conducive to quality family life. This area is known for natural beauty, pleasant summers, abundant snowfall, and numerous all-season outdoor activities. The University maintains its own downhill and cross-country ski facilities adjacent to campus and a nearby golf course. Numerous cultural activities and opportunities are available on campus and in the community.

Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners.  Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/.

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.  (see https://www.mtu.edu/advance/).

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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