Visiting Professor in German
The Department of German and Russian at Williams College seeks to fill a two-year visiting position in German with four courses per year, to begin in the spring semester of 2018. Specialization open. Ph.D. preferred. Native or near-native proficiency in the language is required. A passion for teaching is a must; specifically, the successful candidate will have significant language teaching experience and innovative ideas for upper-level courses. Comparative or interdisciplinary focus is a plus, for possible courses in English cross-listed with related programs. Candidates should possess a desire to work with a broadly diverse student population inside and outside the classroom. Our program is founded on close student-faculty interaction and strong mentoring, as well as vibrant scholarship. Application deadline: December 1, 2016. Application should include: CV, cover letter, and four reference letters; a writing sample and other materials will be solicited later. All materials should be addressed to Julie A. Cassiday, Chair, Department of German & Russian, and must be submitted through Interfolio. Fax and email applications will not be accepted. All queries should be directed to Helga Druxes at email@example.com. We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.
January 31, 2018
December 1, 2016
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