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Visiting Assistant Professor in German and German Studies

Job description

The Department of German and German Studies at The University of the South invites applications for a full-time 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. Preferred specialization in contemporary literature and culture with emphasis on one of the following areas: Race and Ethnicity Studies, Environmental Studies, Migration and Transcultural Studies, Material Culture, and Media and Visual Studies. The successful candidate will teach three courses each semester, including first and second-year German and two upper-level courses in the area of specialization, and is expected to participate in the department's academic and extracurricular programs. This position is a sabbatical replacement. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly potential expected. Ph.D. in German required by time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in both German and English required.

Please post a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations from two courses, a graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation through the application portal at https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/2530. Review of applications will begin March 12, 2018. 

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. 

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.




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Posted: 2/1/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
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