Visiting Scholar in German Studies

Boulder, CO
Jul 26, 2017
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Description of Department:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature houses programs in German, Russian, and Nordic Studies. The German program offers a BA (major and minor), MA, a concurrent BA/MA, and a PhD.

For more information about our department, please visit our web site (

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a Visiting Scholar in German Studies, for either Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. Specialization open. PhD in related field, OR outstanding record of accomplishment in the arts, film, journalism, or literature required.

Overview of Job Duties:

The Visiting Senior Scholar will teach two upper level undergraduate seminars on a topic of their choosing.

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Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in related field, outstanding teaching and research record OR outstanding record of accomplishment in the arts, film, journalism, or literature required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Native or near native German and English proficiency desired.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Candidates may be contacted via email upon completion of their online application with a request to submit three email addresses for references. CU Boulder will email these referees for confidential letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on Februrary 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Current curriculum vitae.

2. Letter of application.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10237 - Germanic & Slavic Lang & Lits

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 25, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Davide Stimilli

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00736276