Emory University Assistant Professor of German Studies- Tenure Track in Oxford, Georgia


Located 36 miles east of Atlanta, Oxford College of Emory University seeks a scholar to fill the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of German Studies to begin August 2019.The successful candidate will have a PhD in German Studies or related field prior to appointment, strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, and an active research agenda. Secondary areas of specialization are open but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in areas that connect with or contribute toOxford College’s liberal arts curriculum and support the German major/minor of the Emory College of Arts and Sciences Department of German Studies.Teaching responsibilities are three courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach first- and second-year German language courses, one of Oxford College’s Discovery Seminars, and other courses within their area(s) of expertise.


A PhD in German studies or related field completed by time of appointment, at least one year of prior teaching experience, a commitment to and record of teaching excellence, native or near-native German language proficiency, ability to develop and maintain a dynamic German Studies program, and an active scholarly research agenda.

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student evaluations of teaching) only via Interfolio:. Review of complete applications will begin on October 15, 2018.

One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

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Job Number 25604

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Oxford College

Department Oxford College

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

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