modern languages lecturer




Modern languages lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, modern languages, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants in the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of modern languages, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • university modern languages lecturer

  • modern languages teacher

  • lecturer in modern languages

  • modern languages docent

  • modern languages instructor

  • higher education modern languages teacher

  • lecturer of modern languages

  • instructor in modern languages

  • modern languages professor

  • specialist lecturer in modern languages

  • university modern languages teacher

  • university lecturer in modern languages

  • professor of modern languages

  • modern languages lector

  • senior lecturer in modern languages

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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