German Instructor - Part Time Teaching Position

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The German Studies Program in the Department of World Languages at Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, MI) seeks a part-time GERMAN INSTRUCTOR to teach courses in the German Studies program (beginning Fall 2018).

Job Description Summary:

  • Instruction and facilitating student learning; commitment to student retention and success; assessment of learning, development of curriculum and use of instructional delivery modes utilizing both traditional and non-traditional methodology
  • Establish and promote an effective learning environment that maximizes documented student learning
  • Grade assignments in a meaningful way to promote continued student growth, returning graded assignments to students in a timely manner, and assigning final grades for all students, meeting all institutional deadlines for completion
  • Prepare, submit and maintain reports related to student learning
  • Provide educational assistance to students during regularly scheduled and posted times (i.e., office hours) or by appointment
  • Master's Degree in German or Master's Degree in a closely related field (e.g. Secondary Education with a specialization in German or Second Language Acquisition with a specialization in German)
  • Excellent German language proficiency
  • Recent experience teaching German language at the college, community college, or secondary (High School) level
  • Teach assigned course(s) which may include day, evening, and hybrid/online courses

Minimum Qualification

  • Master's Degree in German or Master's Degree in a closely related field (e.g. Secondary Education with a specialization in German or Second Language Acquisition with a specialization in German)
  • Excellent German language proficiency
  • Recent experience teaching German language at the college, community college, or secondary (High School) level

Additional Experiences Considered:

  • Appropriate Master's Degree in progress, with minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in German language and culture
  • Multicultural or diversity-related experiences (for example, teaching experience with underserved populations, living abroad for an extended period of time, working with non-traditional students, urban community service, etc.)
  • Experience with online course/learning management systems 

       

To apply, applicants should e-mail their cover letter, resume, and a copy of their graduate transcript, showing at least the minimum qualifications by January 31, 2018 to Dr. Katharina Häusler-Gross, Professor of German Studies (grosskat@aquinas.edu). German Website: https://www.aquinas.edu/german


Aquinas College, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic and Dominican tradition. Aquinas College provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good.

Aquinas College values: Faith, Learning, Service and Community.




Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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