Assistant Professor of German

University of Rhode Island
Sep 18, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of German with specialization in German for Professional Purposes (e.g. Engineering, Business, Sciences) to begin Fall 2018.

The successful candidate will provide critical support in teaching, research and service to the university’s renowned German International Engineering, Business and Computer Science programs.  Teach German courses across the entire spectrum of the undergraduate curriculum with special emphasis on German for Professional Purposes.  Establish and maintain a solid research program.  Contribute through service to the missions of the German Section, the German International Engineering Program, the College and the University.  Contribute to the development and expansion of the curriculum for interdisciplinary models of German language teaching.

Visit the URI jobs website at:  to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00049).  Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Letter of Application; (#2) Curriculum Vitae, which should include the names and contact information of at least three professional references;  (#3) Statement of Research Interests; (#4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 30, 2017. Second consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (November 15, 2017) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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