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Lecturer in German 2020-21

Recruitment Period

Open March 5th, 2020 through Sunday, Apr 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of European Languages and Studies at the University of California, Irvine is seeking a lecturer of German for the 2020-21 academic year. This is a one-year 50% time position, renewable for a second year. Starting salary is 50% of the annual full time salary of $56,381. Service period dates are: Fall Quarter 2020, 9/28/20–12/18/20, Winter Quarter 2021, 1/4/21–3/19/21, and Spring Quarter 2021, 3/24/21–6/11/21.

Duties include teaching courses in the German program, directing the German language program, working closely with the German graduate students and lecturers teaching in the program, and engaging in departmental activities to support the program. Teaching load is four courses per year but with one course release for language program direction.

Desired qualifications: Ph.D. in German with specialization in applied linguistics, language pedagogy, or an area of German literature/culture. We seek candidates with experience in language program coordination, demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching, and a strong interest in working with students from diverse backgrounds. Native or near-native proficiency in German and English required. Please submit a CV, cover letter, contact information for three references, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, syllabi, etc.), and Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement. Please direct questions to David Pan, Chair, European Languages and Studies (

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The University of California, Irvine, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Irvine, CA

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