The Department of German and Russian at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for an 8 month teaching term contractual appointment beginning 1 September 2016 and ending 30 April 2017, subject to budgetary approval and sufficient enrolments. Applicants must be fluent in English and German, have a broad background in German Language, Literature, and Culture, and possess a PhD or be ABD. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses, including introductory, intermediate, and advanced German language classes, as well as a German culture course. The teaching load is six courses across the period of appointment, distributed as a 3/3 load in the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 semesters. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching.
Applications should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2016 in the following order: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching strengths and interests, course outlines, and teaching evaluations. In addition, applicants should arrange to have 3 confidential letters of reference addressed to Dr. John O. Buffinga, Head of Department. Referees are asked to submit their signed letters of reference by the same deadline via email to email@example.com with the applicant’s name in the subject line.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
-Call for Papers-
5th Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies
University of Toronto
24 September 2016
Are you an undergraduate student of German Studies?
Have you recently written or are you currently working on a paper on the German language, German-speaking literature, culture, or film, or teaching German as a foreign language?
Have you ever thought of sharing your thoughts on topics in German Studies with other students and scholars outside of the classroom?
Your paper could be interesting to other students & professionals in German Studies! In 2016, there will again be an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their work: the Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies to be held at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario.
Undergraduate students are invited to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies. Papers on any aspect of German Studies (language, literature, culture, film, and language education) are welcome. Please submit an electronic copy of your proposal (in English or German, max. 300 words, double-spaced, including works cited) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of the e-mail must read Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies proposal (or UCGS proposal). The text body of the message should contain your name, affiliation, and paper title. The proposal should be an attached file (word or pdf), and it must not
include your name and/or affiliation.
Deadline for proposals: April 30th, 2016
Ulrike Kugler, Goethe-Institut Toronto
Christine Lehleiter, University of Toronto
Paul Malone, University of Waterloo
Barbara Schmenk, University of Waterloo
There aren’t too many opportunities for undergraduate students to present their papers in public. This is a great chance to gain experience & to boost your CV. Don’t miss it!