Duke University, German Studies

Position ID:Duke-German-POSTDOCGERMAN [#18632]
Position Title: Post-Doc German Studies
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Germanic Languages and Literatures / German
Starting Date:2021/07/01
Appl Deadline:2021/05/24 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/05/14, listed until 2021/05/24)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The German Studies Department at Duke University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable Post-doctoral Fellowship in German Studies beginning July 1, 2021. Applicants should have a research focus in the Age of Goethe and should have demonstrated excellence in research. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by June 30, 2021, and must be within 3 years of having received their PhD. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence, to conduct research in the Duke University Libraries and/or Archives, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the university, to hold a talk on their research, and to teach a 2-1½ load that spans the undergraduate curriculum. As one of their spring courses, the Fellow will develop a class modeling humanities research and guiding undergraduates to do their own research on the topic Art and Activism. In addition to conducting research, the Fellow must be committed to excellence in teaching both German language and thematic classes in English. All Duke courses are currently expected to be taught in person during the 2021-2022 AY.

Applicants should upload an application letter, a CV, a writing sample (up to 10,000 words), three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom through Academic Jobs Online by May 24, 2021. Please direct any questions about this position to Stefani Engelstein (stefani.engelstein@duke.edu, Chair, German Studies Department.

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Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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