Assistant Professor of German

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Georgia (Athens) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a specialization in German film and media studies, to begin mid-August, 2017. Two-course teaching load per semester, including all levels of language instruction as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate (MA) seminars with an emphasis on film, media, and visual culture. Potential opportunities exist to develop cross-listed courses (in English) for students in units such as the Department of Theater and Film and the Department of Entertainment and Media Studies in UGA's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining an inclusive work and learning environment. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

Minimum Qualifications: ❏ PhD in German (in hand at time of appointment) ❏ evidence of teaching excellence ❏ record of scholarship or evidence of scholarly potential ❏ native or near-native fluency in both German and English Dossiers should include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a representative article- or chapter-length writing sample, and a teaching portfolio (or URL for an e-Portfolio). Please submit dossiers to by November 6, 2016.

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Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location of Vacancy: Athens Area

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