Two-Year Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in German Literature and Culture

Worcester, Massachusetts
Mar 15, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of Holy Cross invites applications for a two-year visiting full- time faculty appointment for the 2017-2019 academic years in German literature and culture to begin in August 2017. The German Program needs a generalist focusing on literature and cultures courses from the 18th- to the 21st-century with experience in Elementary and Intermediate German pedagogy. Also, interest or specialisation in film studies would be especially welcome. Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies.

All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. 

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Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two confidential letters of recommendation to

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  For more information, please visit

Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position has been filled.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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