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Job opening: one teaching assistant (tutor*) for the literature department

News from Mar 12, 2024

The Department of Literature is looking for one teaching assistant (tutor) (m/f/d), limited to two years

Area of Responsibility:

Support in the implementation of the orientation seminars and supervision of the tutorial accompanying the basic course "Understanding North America A" with a focus on literature. The tutorial requires a comprehensive basic knowledge of literature and the ability to teach it in English. Assistance with the blackboard supervision of the course; assistance in preparing the course: research and procurement of literature; preliminary correction of the essays and tasks submitted (all submitted work is in English and partly also handwritten); coordination and preparation of the e-examination.

Additional Qualifications may include:

MA North American Studies (with BA North American Studies) or BA students who have completed UNA, the orientation module, and the mandatory study abroad. Basic knowledge of North American literature is mandator. Excellent English language skills (equivalent to C1 of the European Framework of Reference), including very good English language and phrasing skills for the tutorials, strong organizational skills for coordinating the different subject tutorials and communicating with students and teachers, team skills for cooperating with the tutors* from other departments, very good research and library skills.

Applications must be sent to Prof. Dr. James Dorson by e-mail by March 18, 2024 in PDF format: literature@jfki.fu-berlin.de

In your email please include:

University id number, CV, letter of interest, transcripts and certificates

More information can be found here (in German).

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