Positions Available

Assistant Professor of German Studies

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a tenure-track position in German Studies, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2015. We seek candidates who complement the interdisciplinary profile of the Department with research foci on cross-cultural inquiries such as migration and diaspora studies, ethnic and minority studies, or transnational and comparative studies. Possible option of joint appointment with a second academic unit, depending on the successful candidate’s research profile and qualifications.

The appointee will be expected to teach mid- and upper-level undergraduate courses in German and English as well as graduate classes (teaching load 2/2). Requirements: near native fluency in German and English; familiarity with U.S. system of higher education; Ph.D. in German Studies or related fields in hand by September 1, 2015.

Applicants should provide a letter of application stating their research interests and qualifications, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence, representative writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. The deadline for submission is October 15, 2014. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA. Please submit your application materials through Interfolio at https://account.interfolio.com/login or via email to german.app@umich.edu (subject line: Asst. Professor Search), recommendation letters should be sent separately to the same address.

Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.




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