Lecturer in German (Teaching and Administration Only)

Updated: 28 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Jan 2023

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Part time 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE)
  • Fixed Term (9 month) position

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Lecturer in German (Teaching and Administration only). Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
The Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies (GCLS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (teaching and administration only) in German to support the German Programme.  This role will also have input across the wider department, with regard to administration, leadership, and developing synergies in teaching. The appointee's principal duties will be the coordination and delivery of German language and related courses at a range of levels. Other responsibilities will include pastoral care of students, administrative tasks, outreach, and supervision of tutors

Mōu | Who You Are
Candidates for this position will have an advanced qualification, usually Masters or above, most likely in German Studies. Expertise or experience in teaching translation or translation studies would be an asset. The University is committed to developing globally-aware graduates, and teaching which supports students' ability to understand and interact effectively in contemporary German culture and language will be particularly appropriate. The candidate will ideally have teaching experience at tertiary level. They must have native or near-native proficiency in German and English, and effective interpersonal skills. Knowledge of e-learning applications and the ability to integrate technology into teaching will be highly appropriate.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts is academically vibrant and culturally diverse, comprising of Aotahi: the School of Maori and Indigenous Studies; the School of Humanities and Creative Arts; and the School of Language, Social and Political Sciences. The Faculty has a very broad research base including ten research centres and offers a wide range of undergraduate and post graduate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Members of the Faculty have won University awards in both research and teaching and have won a number of prestigious international research awards.

For more information about the MATI programme and our team, please visit us @ MATI ; LSAP

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

For more information on our Benefits, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

The closing date for this position is: 6th January 2023 (midnight NZ time)

Please note, applications will be reviewed after the close date.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website

We do not accept applications by email, however, we are happy to answer any queries at WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz

For overseas applicants, please visit Immigration New Zealand website  or the New Zealand Government's official Covid-19 website , to review the latest health and visa requirements for visiting and working in New Zealand. 


Job Details
Reference # 12548
Posted on 05 Dec 2022
Closes on 06 Jan 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Lecturer
Job level(s) Academic
Work type(s) Fixed term full-time
More details (document) Lecturer in German TA PD 2022.pdf
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