Colgate University, Department of German

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of German-VAPGERMAN [#16116]
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 / German
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/03/02, finished 2021/03/06)
Position Description:    

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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 2020-2021.

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 and English. 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. Field of specialization in German literature and cultural studies is open. 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 March 16 and will continue until the position is filled. Selected applicants will be contacted for Skype interviews to be held in March. 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 It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York State.

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Further Info:
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346