Lektoratsstelle (50%) for English (plus another foreign language)
Technical University of Munich

Lektoratsstelle (50%) for English (plus another foreign language) with coordination tasks for the TUM location Straubing (m / w / d)


At the language center of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), half a lecture post for English (plus another foreign language) with coordination tasks for the TUM location Straubing (m / f / d) is to be filled initially for a limited period of two years. The TUM Language Center is a central service facility of the Technical University of Munich. It offers courses in 18 different languages for students and staff at all TUM locations.


Your responsibilities

  • Conducting 7 semester credit hours, mainly in the field of English (Courses in preparation for admission to English Masters Courses, as preparation for stays abroad, Academic English)

  • Ideally, courses in another language (German as a foreign language, Spanish, Italian, French, possibly others)

  • Performance of DAAD language tests

  • Development of a comprehensive concept for the language offer for students, teachers and administrators

  • Needs-based adaptation and evaluation of the program

  • Coordination of the language offer at TUM's Straubing location

  • Participation in and organization of information events, offer of consultation hours

  • Proactive and close cooperation and consultation with study program coordinators and contact persons in Straubing

  • Proactive and close cooperation and consultation with colleagues in Munich and with the leadership of the TUM Language Center

  • If necessary, acquisition of suitable lecturers

Your requirement profile 

  • English as mother tongue and very good German language skills

  • Ideally qualification and experience in teaching another language (German as a foreign language, Spanish, Italian, French, possibly others)

  • University degree and profound knowledge of foreign language didactics

  • Qualification for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

  • Experience in dealing with electronic teaching and learning methods, especially with the e-learning platform Moodle desired

  • Willingness to become familiar with new information and data technology requirements when needed

  • Ideally, several years of teaching experience as a lecturer in higher education

  • Security in dealing with MS Office

  • Independent working methods, distinctive service awareness, team spirit, commitment and flexibility

  • It is desirable to have an already existing good professional network

We offer you

  • An interesting, varied and challenging activity in a multinational team

  • A pleasant working environment at a modern, internationally oriented Technical University

  • Support for reconciling work and family life with flexible working hours 

  • Remuneration is based on the collective agreement for the civil service of the Länder (TV-L), depending on qualification up to salary group 13 

Severely handicapped applicants are preferably recruited with otherwise substantially equal suitability, aptitude and professional performance. The TUM aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore expressly welcomes the application of women. Applicants who are invited for an interview are asked for a work and an apprenticeship.

Further information on the requirements and task profile can be obtained from Ms. Denise Lichtig, Head of the TUM Language Center, at lichtig@zv.tum.de , Tel: 089 / 289-25413. We look forward to receiving your comprehensive application documents in German with the usual equipment.

Please send your documents electronically in a PDF file to Ms. Kathrin Bay,  bay@zv.tum.de by 31 August 2019 under the keyword "English-plus-Lektorat_Straubing_2019_071" .

In case of an application in paper form: Technical University of Munich, TUM Language Center, Ms Kathrin Bay, Assistant Manager of the TUM Language Center, Arcisstraße 21, 80333 Munich. Please only send us copies as we will not be able to return your application documents after completing the procedure.


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Contact: bay@zv.tum.de

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