Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, McGill University

Position ID:McGill-LLC-AP [#2008]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - German Studies
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: German / Literature and Culture
Appl Deadline:2012/11/20 finished (posted 2012/09/28, updated 2012/09/25, listed until 2012/12/18)
Position Description:    

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in German Studies. We are seeking applications from candidates with an expertise in an area of pre-20th century German literature and culture and one or more of the following areas: media and visual studies, performance, science, and (cross-)cultural studies. Candidates must demonstrate competitive research and publication records, substantial teaching experience, and a strong potential for collaborative research and program development across media, disciplines, and cultures. German Studies at McGill is part of a growing multidisciplinary unit offering courses and programs in German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish languages, literatures, cultures, thought, cinemas, and digital humanities. We are seeking applications from emerging scholars who approach their field from a wide cultural perspective. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach a broad range of courses in German Studies on the undergraduate level and graduate courses in the area of specialization. Ph.D. in hand in German Studies (or appropriate equivalent) and native or near-native fluency in German and English are required. Knowledge of French is an asset. McGill is a research intensive university and teaching duties include four courses a year. Appointment is expected to begin in August 2013. Applicants must fill out the online application form. A letter of introduction, containing a statement of how the applicant’s research will contribute to the Department’s interdisciplinary and intercultural trajectory, cv, teaching portfolio, and 10-20 page writing sample should also be submitted electronically as well as three letters of recommendations at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2008. Further inquiries should be addressed to Karin Bauer, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, McGill University. Email: search.langlit@mcgill.ca. Application deadline is November 9, 2012. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Further Info:
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