Assistant Professor of German

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Assistant Professor of German

Tracking Code507-662 Job Description


Teach all levels of the curriculum in robust German department, from beginning courses to upper-level German Studies seminars and the senior capstone. Teaching load is two courses in each of three terms. In addition, teaching in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program. Additional responsibilities include an active research agenda and all service-related activities associated with a tenure-track position, including student advising, committee work, and other forms of institutional service.


Ability to offer a variety of German Studies courses at all levels. Scholarly expertise and teaching areas open both in terms of subject and time period (Enlightenment to present). Ability to contribute to an interdisciplinary area such as Global Studies or Ethnic Studies desirable. Native or near-native proficiency in the German language. PhD in German Studies or equivalent by time of appointment.


Tenure-track. Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment begins September 1, 2019.


Include cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement on diversity, letters from three references, and any additional material that demonstrate qualifications for the position. Applications should be submitted electronically through Lawrence’s online application system: and reference letters sent to [email protected] Initial interviews will be conducted at the MLA in Chicago.


We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or; (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body.

See for more information about Lawrence and its surrounding community, including the New North Regional Guide which lists resources that promote diversity in the community.

Consideration of candidates will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Any additional questions can be directed to: Ruth Lunt, Chair, German Department: [email protected]

Job Location Appleton, Wisconsin, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 1/3/2019
Application Due: 2/26/2019
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