Modern Languages & Literatures, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-MLL-APG [#7953]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of German
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: German
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/15, finished 2017/03/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of German, beginning August 2017. Applicants in the field of modern German literature and culture (19th to 21st century) are encouraged to apply; secondary interests in global studies, gender studies, film and media studies are desirable. Ph.D. is required at time of employment. We seek applicants of broad scholarly promise with a commitment to research and publication who can contribute to intellectual life on campus. Native or near-native fluency in both German and English is required. Commitment to German language instruction at all levels is essential. Candidates should be able to teach a wide range of language, literature and culture courses to undergraduates. An interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of language and culture is favored, as the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the German language major as well as to the Global Studies program. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Lehigh University is a private, research-extensive institution in southeast Pennsylvania. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Lehigh provides comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits. See also LINC is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact for more information.

To apply, please upload letter of application, CV, separate 1-2 page research and teaching statements, a 20-25 page writing sample, and three letters of reference to AcademicJobsOnline. For first consideration, all materials should be received by November 22, 2016. Interviews at the January 2017 MLA Convention in Philadelphia.

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Further Info:
Lehigh University
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
31 Williams Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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