Dear student of the Faculty of Health Sciences,

We are pleased to inform you that the Dean of the Faculty has approved the call for Teaching Assistant applications for the Academic Year 2023/24 (from September for 10 months, with 20 hours per month) at the Department of Languages for Specific Purposes.

If you are interested in the world of languages, this is your opportunity to apply as a Teaching Assistant. You can apply for the following positions:

  • Foreign language communication course for specialists (3rd year)
  • Teaching Assistant in Hungarian language courses (1st-3rd year).

Teaching Assitants at the Department of Language for Specific Purposes undertake various exciting tasks, including:

English language courses:

  • Assisting language instructors in preparing language sessions and research activities.
  • Collecting and organizing authentic language materials (videos and audio recording)
  • Compiling thematic glossaries.
  • Creating profession-specific scenarios in Hungarian and English.
  • Designing interactive professional tasks (online and offline).
  • Acting as simulated patients to assist language instructors in authentic simulation of language situations

Hungarian langage courses:

  • Compiling thematic vocabulary lists
  • Practicing dialogues
  • Creating profession-specific situations
  • Creating an authentic professional environment (for 3rd year: optometrist, nurse, physiotherapist) by acting as simulated patients or as students in a specific field, assisting language instructors in authentic simulation of language situations
  • Developing interactive professional tasks
  • Participating in oral presentations made by foreign students at the end of the semester

Expectations from Teaching Assistants at the Department of Languages for Specific Purposes:

  1. You should be at least a third-year student.
  2. In the previous two semesters, you should have achieved a good academic average (GPA of 3.51 or above).
  3. For Hungarian and foreign language teaching/Language Clubs, you should be a native speaker or have advanced proficiency in the respective language. Participation and excellent grades are an advantage.
  4. Your behavior should be exemplary, and you should enjoy an active and vibrant community life.

The application deadline is 1 July 2023. Please submit your applications via email to

Required documents for a valid application:

  • Completed and signed Teaching Assistant application form (available for download from the Faculty website).
  • A motivation letter of half to a maximum of one page.

The topic of the motivation letter should revolve around your experience with language for specific purposes (e.g., professional practice, voluntary work, partial education abroad, Profex language exam, etc.), as well as the reasons for applying to be a Teaching Assistant.

Personal interviews with the Teaching Assistant candidates will be conducted in early July. The exact date and time will be communicated via email. The suitability assessment will be carried out by the instructors at the Department of Languages for Specific Purposes, and the decision will be communicated to the applicants no later than mid-July.

The final decision regarding the position rests with the Dean of the Faculty. The results of the application process will be announced no later than early September.

If you are interested in getting involved in our Department’s work, we look forward to welcoming you.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Teaching Assistant Coordinator,

Viktória Sirokmány

Phone no. 0036206701830.

Department of Languages for Specific Purposes