Research Associate exclusively with teaching duties in English as a foreign language § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Duties consist solely of independent or supervised teaching. Teaching obligations are determined in accordance with current state regulations (Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung, LVVO). The LVVO permits the Office of the Dean to redefine the teaching obligation. Teaching duties currently comprise 16 teaching hours per semester.

Teaching English at all levels on the BA, MA, BEd and MEd programs offered in English and American studies.

Your profile

A university degree in a relevant field.

English language skills at CEFR C2 or native-speaker level. Experience in university language teaching up to CEFR C2 level. Familiarity with the standards of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Good knowledge of German (at least at CEFR level B2) to allow participation in university committees. Extensive knowledge of central aspects of British and US regional studies with a focus on political systems, the media landscape and media literacy is an advantage. Also advantageous is a qualification in English language teaching (EFL/ESOL/EAP) as well as experience in course and curriculum development at university level and the use of digitally supported teaching and learning methods. Teamwork and creative problem-solving skills are expected.

We offer

Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
University pensions
Attractive location
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Health management

Educational leave

30 days of vacation per annum

Universität Hamburg—University of Excellence is one of the strongest research educational institutions in Germany. Our work in research, teaching, educational and knowledge exchange activities is fostering the next generation of responsible global citizens ready to tackle the global challenges facing us. Our guiding principle “Innovating and Cooperating for a Sustainable Future” drives collaboration with academic and nonacademic partner institutions in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and around the world. We would like to invite you to be part of our community to work with us in creating sustainable and digital change for a dynamic and pluralist society.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As men are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage men to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable male applicants will receive preference.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

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