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Lecturer

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To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2015. Applicants should send a letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation to the German Search Committee online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTI1. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letter to our system. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Lecturer
Department Name 12209-German
Position Number 0009653
Position Details

The Department of German at the University of Pittsburgh (http://www.german.pitt.edu/) invites applications for a full-time, renewable lectureship in German beginning August 2016, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have an expertise in language pedagogy, be able to teach German language and literature/culture at all levels, and oversee the language program. Near-native fluency in German and English, commitment to undergraduate teaching, evidence of engagement with curricular innovation, knowledge of new media technologies, commitment to professional development, and engagement with the historical and current cultural trends in Germany are required. Teaching load of six courses per year (3/3) salary competitive, ability to advance within rank.

Application Process

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2015. Applicants should send a letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation to the German Search Committee online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTI1. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letter to our system. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/07/2015
Open Until Filled No
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