Department of German, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of German-VAP1718 [#8547]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of German
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: German
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/11/10, finished 2017/02/17)
Position Description:    

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of German The Department of German at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for 2017-2018.

Field of specialization in German literature and cultural studies is open. The teaching load is five courses per year and includes language, literature and culture courses as well as participation in the university-wide interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Candidates should show scholarly promise, teaching experience, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in both language and literature, and native or near-native fluency in German. Completion of Ph.D. in the field of German literature, German Studies or Comparative Literature is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. A letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference must be submitted through Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Selected applicants will be interviewed at the MLA in Philadelphia. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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