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Vacancy – German Lektor:in (Fixed Term)


A consortium of five Oxford Colleges within the University of Oxford (Lincoln, St Edmund Hall, St Peter’s, St Hilda’s and Hertford) seeks an enthusiastic, self-motived and suitably qualified German Lektor:in with effect from 1 September 2024 to 31 August 2026 to undertake German language teaching and associated duties for undergraduate students in years 1, 2 and 4 (the third year is usually spent abroad).

The postholder will be required to teach students for 12-14 hours per week (mainly during term time) in written, oral, and aural German language and grammar work, participate in the development of language skills for ab initio students, assist in the preparation of students for oral examinations, contribute to relevant German language and literature courses, and take part in pre-sessional courses and undergraduate admissions interviews. They will be required to provide appropriate feedback and report on students’ progress, and they will also be responsible for organising culturally related extra-curricular activities and administrative tasks for undergraduates studying German. In addition, they will contribute to outreach activities and offer support, as required, to students on their year abroad. Some duties will be required outside of the three academic terms.

Salary and allowances: Salary: £31,396 per annum, and the successful candidate will have the option of becoming, or remaining, a member of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

Further particulars are available HERE and the application form is below.

Applications must be submitted  by 12 midday (UK time) on Tuesday 3rd June 2024. Application forms in alternative formats may be requested from the above email address, the completed forms to be received in College by the same date.

Application Form - German Lektor:in

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