Max Kade Visiting Professor, Michigan State University

Lynn L. Wolff's picture
July 15, 2018
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
German History / Studies


The German Program at Michigan State University invites applications for the position of Max Kade Visiting Professor of German. Candidates must have a Ph.D. with specialization in any area of German Studies, with preference given to those with experience teaching German as a Foreign Language. Candidates must be employed full time at a German university or a university in a German-speaking country, with significant relevant publications in German culture, literature or linguistics, teaching experience, and English language skills.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach an undergraduate German language and culture course for the German Program in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages during the Spring 2019 semester. In addition, she or he will participate in the program’s Graduate Colloquium on a specialized topic and will offer a public lecture for the wider University community. Our semester runs from early January through the first week of May; however, precise dates in residence may be flexible in order to accommodate the differences between European and American academic calendars.

Please send a letter of inquiry and CV to Professor Karin Wurst, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languagaes (

Deadline: July 15, 2018.

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