Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Bloomington, Illinois
Feb 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of German, Russian, and Asian Languages at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year (2017-2018) Visiting Assistant Professor of German position, to begin in August 2017. Successful candidates should be native/near-native speakers of German and English, and have Ph.D. in hand; ABD candidates will be considered. The field of specialization is open, but the ability to teach courses on German literature and culture is preferred.  Applicants should be able to serve as a generalist who can teach at all levels for the major/minor program as well as the general education German language sequence courses.  The course load is 3-3, although there is a possibility of teaching an extra course for extra pay. This position is the only full-time position in the German Studies program, and there is a possibility that the position will be renewable.  For more information about the program, please visit

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and unofficial transcripts as one PDF file to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Scott Sheridan,  Candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent separately.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates who submit their complete dossiers by March 19, 2017 will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective, small, liberal arts institution with approximately 1,700 undergraduates. It is located in central Illinois in the Bloomington-Normal twin cities of 130,000 inhabitants. Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Inclusive Excellence. See for more information.

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