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LECTURER IN GERMAN

Requisition # 71883

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, November 6th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:German

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of German in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is searching for a full-time Lecturer, beginning August 15, 2018, with a specialization in contemporary German Literature and Culture, particularly regarding marginalized groups such as the homeless, elderly, veterans, refugees, or disabled. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending college approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Teaching assignments (totaling 20-24 s.h. per academic year) will include courses in the 1st- and 2nd-year German language programs as well as upper-level literature and culture courses with a focus on contemporary issues, as needed. Teaching assignments may also include interdisciplinary courses such as “Anne Frank and her story,” or courses with Faust-related themes. One course equivalent per academic year will consist of outreach and recruitment efforts targeting high school and first-year students, among others.



Candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of recommendations to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu.  Screening begins February 1, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. Preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.



The Department of German, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. in German literature in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Native or near native fluency in English and German, with significant college level teaching experience

Desirable Qualifications:

Specialization in literature dealing with marginalized groups, and experience in community outreach


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Philosophy Statement
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
PHILLIPS HALL
16 CLINTON ST N
111-C PH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/german



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