Lecturer Networks and Distributed Systems (m/f/d)

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Location: Berlin

Grow with us – Start your career at IU International University of Applied Sciences  
 

Would you like to pass on your practical knowledge to our students? Then come aboard IU International University as a freelancer. Whilst teaching, you will pass on your practical experience to our students and engage in a lively exchange with them. What is particularly important to us is that freelancers are also part of our teams: they benefit from the exchange of ideas and mutual support and can fully contribute their expertise.

To strengthen our team, for coming Summer Semester 2022 we are looking for lecturers (m/f/d) on a fee basis for Networks and Distributed Systems (Master level) with a volume of 18 teaching units.

You can find more information in the module handbook: Link (page 101-106).

Your future tasks

  • Independent execution of courses based on provided teaching and learning materials (e.g. lecture notes, slide sets).

  • Imparting scientifical knowledge with a high degree of practical relevance.

  • Deepening the theory relevant to the course by focusing on the use of interactive methods (e.g. provided case studies).

  • Individual support of students in all questions concerning the course content.

You will convince us with

  • Excellent English written and oral language skills

  • Successfully completed university studies corresponding to the subject area (at least Master’s degree or equivalent) 

  • Professional experience, including at least 3 years of relevant practical experience in the subject area to be taught outside of the university

  • Pedagogical aptitude and didactic qualification, ideally proven by experience in academic teaching

  • Intercultural awareness and competence, ideally acquired through international experience

  • Enjoyment in dealing with young people 

What we offer you

  • Modern teaching in small courses

  • Meaningful activity

  • Dynamic and innovative environment

  • Familiar and supportive working atmosphere

This course within the framework of our myStudies concept consist of a self-studying part for students and a classroom part of 18 teaching units (45 minutes each). These lectures are designed to be very interactive and complement (deepen) the theory that students are expected to get to know beforehand. 

Lectures should be delivered in the period from 1 July 2022 to 30 August 2022; ideally on a weekly basis and can take place from Monday to Friday, 8.15 am until 7.00 pm.

You find yourself in this profile and you are looking for a new challenge as a freelancer? We are looking forward to your application!

For questions, please contact recruiting-dozenten-ds@iu.org.

Please note that applications via e-mail cannot be considered.

For further information, please visit www.iu.de or our career page www.iu-careers.com.

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Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
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Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
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Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
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Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
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Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

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Focus on getting things done on time.

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Academia FAQs

Am I a permanent employee or freelancer in IU Academia?
Our Professors are permanently employed and our Lecturers, Tutors, and Authors are all Freelancers.
Is there a teacher forum for discussion & exchange?
Absolutely! At every location we have a regular faculty conference. We also encourage dialogue via our collaboration tools and all our module leaders are available for questions at any time.
What is the application process for a lecturer assignment?
Once we review your application you will receive a further questionnaire by e-mail to be completed and returned.  We will promptly send you relevant information by e-mail about teaching at IU. We will also inform you about the process regarding a trial lecture.
When do lectures take place in dual studies?
Our dual study program includes modules that take place every two weeks and modules that are taught every week on specific days. Normally, our lectures for a module take place in blocks of 4-6 UE (UE = 45 minutes). Planning of the blocks is done in consultation with our lecturers. The weekly teaching hours are: Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00.