Russian Language Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Ioannina (GREECE) - ONLY FOR CANDIDATES via the ERASMUS+ SCHEME

Languages and Philological Sciences
Greece
Ioannina
Period: 
1 Feb, 2020 to 30 Jun, 2020
Deadline: 
31 Jan, 2020

General information

Duration: 
5 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

We are looking for an Russian Language Teaching and Research Assistant for the Foreign Languages Centre at the University of Ioannina (GREECE).

The intern will assist in Russian for Academic/Specific Purposes taught at different departments as well as contribute to research projects. Knowledge of statistical analysis packages (e.g. SPSS, R language, etc.) is HIGHLY appreciate for students to be involved in research projects.

Interns' duties include:

  • Teaching assistance 3-6 hrs per week (after relevant training and evaluation)

  • Students' oral and written work assessment

  • Contribution to lesson planning

  • Involvement in research projects (data collection, data analysis);

  • Language lab assistance; relevant administrative work;

  • Daily presence at the lab between 9.00 16.30 (with 30mins lunch break)

Interns will be instructed particularly on how lessons are delivered in Tertiary Education settings. Special emphasis will be put on:

  • innovative teaching methodology in EAP/ESP;

  • assessment of academic speaking / writing;

  • use of web tools in language teaching and learning;

  • content and language integrated learning (CLIL);

  • task-based and project-based learning;

  • research methodology.

If you are SERIOUSLY interested in this position, please follow the steps below:

STEP 1. Apply via Erasmusintern.org site AND fill in this form, attaching your CV:

Please click on link to reach our application form:  https://forms.gle/45XiQ6PNDTjfGN7U8

STEP 2. You receive a response from us, usually within a few days.

STEP 3. If you get an initial POSITIVE response, we set up a skype interview.

STEP 4. Then, you need to send us your nomination by your University as well as an Erasmus+ Learning Agreement so that we can sign it on our behalf. Do also inform us whether you need a Letter of Acceptance.

STEP 5. Finally, do inform us PROMPTLY whether you have finally secured FUNDING by your institution. Please note that we do NOT offer any additional payment. However, interns are entitled to free lunches (on a daily basis) at the university restaurant.

STEP 6. Should you need accommodation on site, please contact Ms Fotou at: [email protected].gr or Ms Ntouvli at: [email protected] using the subject line: "Erasmus+ internship accommodation_Foreign Languages Centre" coping the email to us too. Accommodation fees vary.

Please note that our University is CLOSED between 1st-20th August.

Internships TAKE place in our Foreign Languages FROM MID-SEPTEMBER till MID-JULY every year (NOT during summertime. Our Language Lab CLOSED between mid-July & mid-September).

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Lunch vouchers

Additional Information

- Please note that our University is CLOSED between 1st-20th August. - Internships TAKE place in our Foreign Languages FROM MID-SEPTEMBER till MID-JULY every year (NOT during summertime. Our Language Lab CLOSED between mid-July & mid-September). - We do NOT offer additional payment to your Erasmus+ grant. We DO offer free lunches three times a day/on a daily basis at the University Student restaurant. We DO also offer an amazing and pleasant teaching experience in tertiary education!
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Russian: Proficient User C2
Level of Studies: 
Master