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Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer - (160001RJ)
Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Closing Date: November 14, 2016
Linguistics and Modern Languages is a vibrant Department established in 2004, devoted to the study of language and mind. Its dynamic and multi-cultural Modern Languages Section offers Minors in German, French, Spanish and Korean.
Applicants should have (i) native or near native language proficiency in German; (ii) a relevant Master’s degree or above; (iii) linguistics training background; (iv) at least two years of experience in teaching courses in German as a foreign/second language (v) an interest in the development of language teaching methodology and second language acquisition; and (vi) experience in curriculum development. Experience in teaching Asian learners is an advantage.
The appointee will (i) teach German language courses on the levels of A1-A2 including specialized courses (such as courses on German conversation and pronunciation); (ii) teach courses in English, e.g. German Cinema, Culture or Literature; and (iii) coordinate German language courses of different levels with a team of part-time teachers. Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to two years commencing August 2017, renewable subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement.