Posted on 13/11/2012
School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Lecturer in German
Fixed Term Contract to 31st August 2014
Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in German in the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway, University of London for a fixed term period of one year and eight months, tenable from the 7th January 2013.
Applicants will be expected to have a proven track record of academic excellence, or in the case of early-career candidates, demonstrable potential. The successful candidate will be required to teach and examine undergraduate courses in modern German literature and film (both Weimar film and post-1945), and to contribute to German language teaching and administrative duties and will be expected to play a full and active role in the School. It is also likely that the successful candidate will additionally be asked to contribute to interdisciplinary teaching in the School’s degree programmes in Comparative Literature and Culture, and International Film.
Applicants should ideally have completed, or be very close to completing, a PhD and be active researchers. They should also have a strong and demonstrable commitment to teaching and have native or near-native command of spoken and written German. In making this appointment, the School is seeking in particular to appoint someone who will maintain its distinctive collegiality and who will contribute to building upon the existing teaching strengths upon which the School prides itself.
This is a full time post, available from 7th January 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter for a fixed term period to 31st August 2014. This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.