Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Center for Academic Writing

Position: Faculty
Location: Vienna
Status: Full-time
Unit: Center for Academic Writing
E-mail: advert018@ceu.edu
Application deadline date: March 27, 2024
Starting date : August 19, 2024

The Center for Academic Writing (CAW) at Central European University, Vienna invites applications for a full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic unit that ensures the high standard of academic writing within the university.

Your duties and responsibilities:

In response to the needs of Bachelors, Masters and PhD level students, the Lecturer will deliver program-specific academic writing courses, conduct individual student consultations, contribute to course design, take part in other tasks within CAW, and serve the university community in various capacities. The Lecturer or Senior Lecturer will be expected to be present full-time at the Vienna campus of CEU. For further details about the role of CAW, please visit our homepage at http://caw.ceu.edu/ .

Your Qualifications:

  • PhD in hand by the start of employment
  • Preference for a degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field at Master’s level or above
  • Evidence of excellence and experience in onsite teaching and course design in the field of academic writing at university level
  • Expertise in designing and delivering courses utilizing online platforms and other technologies.
  • C2 mastery of English (as per CEFR criteria)
  • Experience teaching in a multi-cultural environment

What CEU offers:

For the Lecturer position, we offer a yearly salary starting from a gross of 52,000 EUR. The initial contract is for 3 years definite term, with the possibility of re-appointment to indefinite contract based on review.

For the Senior Lecturer position, we offer a yearly salary starting from a gross of 61,000 EUR. The initial contract is for 3 years definite term, with the possibility of re-appointment to indefinite contract based on review.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Teaching Portfolio: teaching philosophy statement, sample syllabi (mandatory), student evaluations, lesson plans, other relevant materials (optional)
  • Examples of scholarly activity relevant to academic writing (optional)
  • Contact information for two referees

Informal enquiries of a general matter may be addressed to Agnes Makary the Coordinator of CAW, makarya@ceu.edu
Questions of an academic nature may be addressed to David Ridout, the Director of CAW ridoutd@ceu.edu

Please send your complete application package to advert018@ceu.edu – including the job code in the subject line: 2024/018.

CEU recognizes that personal and family circumstances shape the trajectory of one’s career and working patterns. As such, and in line with CEU’s promotion of Equal Opportunities, we encourage applicants to detail periods of leave, part-time work or other such situations in their applications so that the Search Committee is able to assess an applicant’s academic record fairly in the context of their circumstances. Any declaration of personal and family circumstances is voluntary and will be handled confidentially and only considered in so far as it impacts on the academic career of an applicant.”

About CEU

One of the world’s most international universities, a unique founding mission positions Central European University as both an acclaimed center for the study of economic, historical, social and political challenges, and a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity. CEU is accredited in the United States and Austria, and offers English-language bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in the social sciences, the humanities, law, environmental sciences, management and public policy. CEU enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries, with faculty from over 50 countries.

In 2019, CEU relocated from Hungary to Austria as the Hungarian government revoked its ability to issue US-accredited degrees in the country. As a result, CEU offers all of its degree programs in Vienna, Austria; and retains a non-degree, research and civic engagement presence in Budapest, Hungary, through its CEU Democracy Institute, the Institute for Advanced Study, the CEU Summer University and The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA), and its Hungarian language public educational programs and public lectures.

For more information, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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