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Job Ad: Limited Term Appointment: Instructor, German Department

The Dalhousie University German Department seeks applications for a one-year 100% full-time limited term appointment (July 1 – June 30) at the Instructor level in German language and culture, effective July 1, 2019. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The Instructor will teach introductory and intermediate language and translation courses. The workload is equivalent to five full-credit (ten half-credit) classes during the one-year period, including one full-credit in the 2020 summer term.

Applicants preferably should have a Ph.D. in German or comparative linguistics/language pedagogy. Applicants with an MA degree will be considered on an individual basis as well. Native or native-equivalent command of German and English, as well as expertise in teaching the German language at the undergraduate level, are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidates should provide up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at These should be submitted both in hard copy and electronically to the Search Committee at the following address:
Brigid Garvey
German Language Instructor Search German Department, Dalhousie University
McCain Arts and Social Sciences Bldg.
6135 University Avenue, Room 3025
PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4R2, Canada

For further information, please contact Ms. Tamara Cantrill, Administrative Secretary 902-494-1190

The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 25, 2019. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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