Lecturer in North American English

University of Freiburg Department of English

The Department of English is looking for a Lektor*in for North American English (w/m/d)
  • Application deadline: 31.05.2021
  • Publication date: 06.04.2021
  • Start-date: 01.10.2021
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00001485


Job description:

During semesters (April to July, October to February):

  • teaching of English for academic purposes to German students of English (16 hours per week): idiomatics, grammar, stylistics, pronunciation, translation etc. The ability to teach one course on North American institutions and cultural/regional studies will be an advantage.
  • preparation and correcting of language tests and exams

Between semesters:

  • development of teaching, practice and test materials for students of English
  • evaluation of teaching materials/preparation for the semester
  • preparation and correction of exams 

Applicant's profile:

  • native speaker of North American English with long-term experience of living in an English-speaking country
  • excellent command of German (B 2 degree level)
  • at least MA or other postgraduate degree in English/German and/or Linguistics/Applied Linguistics
  • interest in EFL curriculum/materials development

Contract offered:

  • Full time position with salary in accordance TV-L E13
  • Time frame: from October 1, 2021, until August 31, 2023
  • 16 hour teaching load with additional duties listed above is taken to represent a working week of 39.5 hours

Information about the Department: http://www.anglistik.uni-freiburg.de

Applications please including CV, certified copies of degrees and diplomas, names, addresses and telephone numbers of 2 academic referees.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application in English including supporting documents mentioned above citing the reference number 00001485, by 31.05.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
Englisches Seminar - Geschäftsführung
Dr. Gert Fehlner
Rempartstr. 15
79085 Freiburg

For further information, please contact Herr Dr. Gerhard Fehlner on the phone number +49 761 203-3331 or E-Mail gert.fehlner@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de.

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