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Assistant Professorship Position in German Studies Available

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Assistant Professorship Position in German Studies Available

Aug 19, 2016

The Department of German Studies at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in German Studies. The ideal candidate combines a significant research specialization with competence in all periods of German literature and culture in order to teach a broad range of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as contribute to collaborative research and teaching initiatives within and beyond the Department. The area of specialization is open; candidates with a secondary interest and/or training in other disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Applicants will be expected to have the PhD in hand by the appointment start date of 9/1/2017 and to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Native or near-native fluency in German (and English) is expected. All applications materials must be submitted online via www.AcademicJobsOnline.org (direct link: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7594). For full consideration, please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research and teaching interests (no more than three (3) pages), teaching portfolio (if available), a writing sample at the length of a typical research article or book chapter, along with three confidential letters of recommendation, (to the attention of DLCL German Studies Search Committee Chair) by November 1, 2016. Inquiries should be directed via email only to Christine Onorato, Department Administrator (conorato@stanford.edu).
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, protected veterans and individual with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.