Ohio State University, Germanic Languages and Literatures

Position ID:OSU-Germanic Languages and Literatures-VAP [#13137]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43221, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Germanic Languages and Literatures / German, Yiddish and Ashkenazic Studies
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/01/16, finished 2020/01/19, listed until 2019/07/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Yiddish Studies, beginning August 2019. While area of specialization is open, we are seeking a dynamic scholar of Yiddish who can contribute to department strengths in any of the following areas: film, folklore, gender, linguistics, literature, migration studies, translation, theory or thought. Qualified applicants must have classroom teaching experience and hold a PhD in Yiddish Studies or related discipline prior to the appointment start date. The successful candidate will teach four courses each year in Yiddish Studies - in translation and in Yiddish - and will work to reinvigorate the Yiddish program at Ohio State. This is a 3-year appointment, subject to a successful first year review, with the possibility for renewal. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019. Applications will be collected until the position is filled. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Further Info:
498 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, OH 43210

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