Assistant Professor of German

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The College of Charleston invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in German beginning August 16, 2019. We seek an innovative teacher-scholar who is committed to quality undergraduate liberal arts education. The position teaches three courses per semester. Teaching responsibilities cover all levels of German (including first and second year), interdisciplinary courses in translation, and courses in area of specialization.

Demonstrated FL teaching. Demonstrated scholarly activity (field open). Interest in program building and promotion, development of new courses and programs, and interdisciplinary teaching. Willingness to collaborate with other disciplines on campus. Strong backgrounds in areas such as Minority Literature, Migration and Transcultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Jewish Studies, Digital Humanities, Urban Studies, Gender Studies, Media Studies, and Music and Sound Studies are highly desirable. Native or near-native proficiency in German and English. Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment.

To apply, submit letter of application and dossier (transcript, c.v., three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, video of German Language teaching demonstration, writing sample) via Interfolio at Review of applicants begins December 7, 2018. Preliminary interviews conducted via Skype.

Applicant Contact: Dr. Morgan Koerner, Chair, German and Russian Studies ([email protected]).

Position Type Tenure-track

School/Area School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs

Department German and Slavic Studies

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Posting Date 10/25/2018

Closing Date 01/03/2019

Open Until Filled? No

Posting Number F2016135P

EEO Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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        Posted: 10/31/2018
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