Sessional/Overload Course Offerings

The Languages, Literatures & Cultures Department intends to offer the following courses during



The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures/Langues, Littératures et Cultures intends to offer the following course(s) during the Fall Semester 2024.  In accordance with Article 54 of the 2021-2025 Faculty Association Collective Agreement, the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures/Langues, Littératures et Cultures invites applications from qualified individuals interested in teaching the following course(s) during Fall 2024.


Fall 2024


Course GRMN-1020-1 Intensive German for Beginners                                                                            MTWR 8:30-9:50 am (in person)


Include any academic qualifications that the successful candidate must possess to teach this course, such as: 

The successful candidate will have:

  1. An MA or PhD in Literary Studies or Linguistics or another relevant field, with a focus on German language, literature, or culture
  2. Native or near native fluency in German
  3. A record of successful teaching at the University level


ALL Candidates should include the following (failure to include these items may affect the evaluation outcomes):

  • A brief statement that explains how the applicant’s teaching and research background prepares her/him to teach this particular course
  • A previous syllabus related to the subject matter or a sample syllabus of the advertised course
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and interests (teaching dossier) as well as evidence of impact on student outcomes (which can include student feedback and ratings such as student perceptions of teaching of SPTs)


New Applications should include the following: (If candidate has previously taught at U of Windsor review Article 54:08 b)

  • Letter of application, including statement of citizenship/immigration status
  • A current curriculum vitae (for the Faculty Association template click here
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and interests
  • Three current letters of reference sent directly by the referee to the email noted below.
  • Evidence of qualifications (e.g.  certification of degrees, dissertation and thesis topic)
  • Provide a complete set of Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs), for each course taught
  • Provide a list of all courses taught


Candidates who have previously taught at the University in the past two (2) years (article 54:08) and have submitted their written statement of interest by March 1 annually shall be considered for all courses to which they are qualified to teach.  Those who have taught previously at the University shall not be required to complete the application form or supply letters of recommendation for each reappointment (article 54:08 b).

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please notify the Office of the Dean, Ms. Tracy MacLeod at   Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA)

Applications should be sent to:       

Dr. Tanja Collet-Najem, Department Head
Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Rm 2155 CHN
University of Windsor, Windsor, ON   N9B 3P4
*(Subject to change, sufficient enrolment, and budgetary approval)

The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy.  Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members +of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups, are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.