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Job Posting: Super Sessional Instructor of German (4-months; Winter 2017)

The Department of German and Slavic Studies at the University of Manitoba is advertising the position of a 4-month super sessional instructor in German Studies for the Winter semester 2017 (Start Date:  3 January 2017; End Date: 28 April 2017).

Vacancy Number CSTR.3780; see

The successful candidate will teach the following three courses (9 credit hours):

  • GRMN 1120: Beginning German (second half of 6-credit hour course that starts in Fall 2016)), 3 credit hours (M, W, F9:30-10:20) (up to level A1)
  • GRMN 2100: Intermediate German (second half of 6-credit hour course that starts in Fall 2016), 3 credit hours (M, W, F 11:30-12:20) (up to level A2)
  • GRMN 3200: Deutsche Sprachpraxis I (second half of 6-credit hour course that starts in Fall 2016), 3 credit hours (M, W, F 13:30-14:20): Advanced (third-year) German class (up to level B1).

The Department’s language program follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.  For further information contact Dr. Stephan Jaeger, Head of the Department of German and Slavic Studies, at

The successful candidate must at least hold an M.A. (or equivalent) in German, a native or near-native command of English and German, as well as successful teaching experience at the university level (or equivalent).

The salary will be $20,000. For successful candidates from outside Manitoba, the economy fare for one return flight from/to the current place of residence will also be reimbursed.

Applications for this position must include a cover letter and a current curriculum vitae. to be uploaded to the university’s online application system UM Reach (see link).

Evidence of effective teaching, such as a teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, or sample course outlines, and two confidential letters of reference (directly from the applicant’s referees) must also be emailed directly to Dr. Stephan Jaeger, at

Applications and supporting material are due August 22, 2016, by 4:30 p.m. CT. Skype Interviews will take place between Aug. 25 and Aug. 31, 2016.

Further information about the department is also available via or by email from

For technical difficulty with the online system, email Ms. Rose Fiorillo at

PDF: UofM posting Super Sessional Instructor German Winter 2017


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