GRINNELL COLLEGE – GERMAN STUDIES – Tenure-Track Position (Start Fall 2023).
The Department of GERMAN STUDIES invites applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2023. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Teaching interests should include all levels of German language instruction, as well as courses in German studies taught in both German and English. Research might include but are not limited to the following areas from the German speaking worlds: Jewish Studies (possibly including Yiddish language and culture), Turkish Studies, Black Studies, Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, Transnationality or Migration Studies. Near-Native proficiency in German required.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 15, 2022. Please visit our application website at here to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), statement of teaching philosophy (ca. 500 words), and provide names and email addresses to request three confidential letters of recommendation. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Daniel Reynolds, at GermanStudiesSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3157.
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An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.