Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Modern Greek Language and Culture
The Program in Hellenic Studies at Columbia University invites applications for the position of a senior lecturer or lecturer in Modern Greek language and culture, to begin July 1, 2017. Initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal thereafter. The successful candidate will be appointed as a full-time Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Discipline in Modern Greek in the Classics Department. Teaching duties will include courses in Modern Greek language and culture (elementary to advanced), as well as the possibility of teaching courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidates with comparative interests and an expertise in Modern Greek film, history, anthropology, art, literature and linguistics are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. and native or near native competence in Modern Greek as well as a strong commitment to proficiency-based teaching of the Modern Greek language are necessary for all applicants, as is training in language pedagogy.
For the rank of lecturer, we are seeking a language instructor with demonstrated success in teaching Modern Greek at the college/university level; strong organizational skills; the potential to administer the Modern Greek program; and promise of making a serious contribution to the field of Modern Greek Studies.
For the rank of senior lecturer, we are seeking a language instructor with significant experience and demonstrated excellence in the teaching of Modern Greek at the college/university level; strong organizational skills; administrative experience; and a considerable record of contribution to the field of Modern Greek Studies.
The Program in Hellenic Studies and the Classics Department are particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. A PhD must be completed by the time of the appointment (July 1, 2017). Review of applications will begin on January 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
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