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University of Illinois-Chicago.
Visiting Lecturer-German Basic Language Program Director for AY 2017-2018.
The Director will coordinate 14 sections in the blended basic German language sequence (first through fourth semester), supervise and train about 10 teaching assistants, teach three advanced language and culture courses, and participate in departmental events, such as the High School Day.
Qualifications: Candidates must be ABD (PhD preferred), have a strong teaching record, and have a background in Second Language Acquisition or a related field. Native or near-native competency in German is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in language program direction, materials development, and computer-mediated learning.
Currently this is a 67% position for $28.000 and benefits are prorated.
Starting date for the TA orientation is August 21, 2017. Classes start August 28, 2017.