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Teaching Fellow A - German (Fixed Term)

School of Literature & Languages

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £26,254 to £32,258 per annum pro rata (0.8 FTE)
Post Type:  Part Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 10 June 2021
Closing Date:  Thursday 24 June 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 08 July 2021
Reference:  033321

 Full time salary would be £32,817 to £40,322

The School of Literature and Languages is a vibrant and innovative School with an international research and teaching portfolio in English Literature and Creative Writing, Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting Studies, Modern Languages, Film and Intercultural Communication. We are seeking exceptional academics whose teaching ambitions complement those of our forward-looking School.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow (A) in German to teach on and contribute to the administration of UG Language programmes.

The successful candidate will be able to support the Languages team across the different programmes in both teaching and administrative support, and will be expected to take on PTY (Professional Training Year) coordination for students of German. This involves liaising with the Senior PTY tutor, placement providers and students; visiting students on placement and coordinating visits, as well as supporting prospective PTY students with the application process. The successful candidate will also have personal tutoring responsibility for about 15 students.

Teaching will be at undergraduate level and in the University-wide co-curricular provision, focusing on ab initio and post-A Level language modules, including an advanced final-year proficiency module and a culture-focused second year module. Most of the teaching will be delivered in the target language.

The post holder will need to meet the standard requirements for Teaching Fellow A, and in addition to have native or near-native fluency in German. Language proficiency will be assessed during the interview.

This is a maternity-leave cover post and fixed-term from September 2021 to June 2022.

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree or appropriate equivalent professional qualification. A Teaching Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE or equivalent is desirable.
Informal enquiries to: Dr Dawn Marley, School of Literature and Languages, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH or email

Presentations and Interview board to be held on 8th July 2021

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