Teaching assignment Technical English

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The FH Salzburg employs 400 staff members at its four campuses: Campus Urstein, Campus Kuchl, Campus Uniklinikum Salzburg, and Campus Schwarzach. In 18 bachelor's and 12 master's degree programs, 3,200 students are trained in the fields of engineering, social and economic sciences, design, media & art, as well as health sciences.
For part-time teaching positions in the Department of Creative Technologies in the MultiMediaTechnology program, we are announcing an external teaching assignment for the winter semester 2024/25.
Teaching assignment Technical English

(28 teaching units in 3 groups each, a total of 84 units)

The course is offered in the 1st semester of the Bachelor's degree program in MultiMedia Technology.


Main focus is on:
  • reading and writing strategies for technical texts in English
  • use of technical English in verbal communication
  • use of artificial intelligence when creating text
  • English vocabulary with focus on computer science
  • basic understanding of writing abstracts for scientific papers in English
  • preparation and practice of elevator pitches as well as product presentations in English


  • Conducting teaching and assessing presentations or exams
  • Collaborating with other courses in the 1st semester when needed


  • University degree (minimum of 180 ECTS) in English/American Studies, Translation Studies, or a comparable university degree
  • Native-level English proficiency (C2) or native speaker
  • Proficient in German as a working language (if not native)
  • Experience in language teaching in a tertiary environment is advantageous
  • Experience in teaching English for Technical Purposes and/or English for Academic Purposes is advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of current language teaching didactics and methods (including blended learning and online formats) as well as proficiency in virtual learning environments
  • Interest in and/or experience in IT is advantageous
Teaching assignment starts: End of September 2024


The employment will be in the form of a freelance contract (§ 4 Para. 2 ASVG). External lecturers are employed under the following conditions:
• Employment is limited to a maximum of 6 semester hours per week.
• External lecturers must have verifiable other employment subject to full social insurance.
1 semester hour = 14 teaching units of 45 minutes each
Teaching days: Monday to Friday
Location: Urstein Campus
Please submit your comprehensive application (brief motivational letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and, if applicable, a list of previous teaching activities and publications) online or send the documents to human-resources@fh-salzburg.ac.at.