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Assistant Professor of German
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of German
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Foreign Language
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures

Job Description Summary
The Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position, Assistant Professor in German, starting Fall Semester 2023. This position has a 3-2 teaching load and will include instruction at all levels of undergraduate German language, literature and culture.

Required qualifications: the successful candidate for this position must be a generalist with a PhD in German (specialization open, e.g., Literature, Linguistics, Film Studies, etc.) in hand by August 16, 2023 and have native or near-native fluency in German and English. Applicants must provide evidence of teaching excellence at the college level and of potential for successful research and scholarly/professional activities. A deep awareness of effective language pedagogies, together with an interest in study abroad programs and innovative course curricula, is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to strengthen the German program and to participate in extra-curricular activities (such as Stammtisch, German Film Series, German Club, German Honor Society) to help promote enrollment and participation in the German Studies program and concurrent degree program with engineering.

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Minimum Qualifications
PhD in German at time of appointment.

The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively in English and German.
Desired Qualifications
Teaching experience at the college level in the US, positive teaching evaluations, familiarity with current language pedagogy, and willingness to use Canvas course management software.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply for this position: Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, sample teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information of three references (at least one of whom can address candidate’s teaching effectiveness).

Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.

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