JOB: Part-time Lecturer Yiddish - University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Department of Germanic Studies seeks applicants for a part-time position as Lecturer to teach Yiddish starting in Academic Year 2016-17. The successful applicant must hold an advanced degree (M.A./Ph.D.) in Germanic Studies or Linguistics (Yiddish specialization). Fluency in Yiddish and deep familiarity with the Yiddish written tradition are also prerequisites for the position as is teaching experience at the college or university level. Duties include Yiddish language instruction at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, and list of courses taught, and these must be submitted online via the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities Web site requisition #03008 at No application materials will be accepted after July 15, 2016. This position is contingent upon final budgetary approval.  

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