JOB: Assistant Teaching Professor of German, Emory University, German Studies (15.11.2022)

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Emory University, German Studies: Assistant Teaching Professor of German



The Department of German Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, recognized by AATG as a Center of Excellence, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position in the lecture-track. This position has an initial 3-year term with opportunity for renewal and promotion. On the nature of faculty responsibilities at Emory College of Arts and Sciences check here: The position includes teaching five courses each year at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, and the opportunity to direct and teach in our summer study abroad program in Vienna. The position also involves fostering student-focused initiatives and opportunities and working with colleagues on curricular enhancement and coordination. Application deadline: November 15.


The successful candidate will have a stellar teaching record, a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body, as well as the potential to contribute to the continued development of an innovative, content-based undergraduate curriculum. We seek to expand and diversify our faculty by encouraging applicants with specializations in one or more of the following fields: translation and multilingualism, German for professional purposes including business German, discourses of minoritized communities including Black and Asian German Studies, digital humanities, applied linguistics, linguistic anthropology. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment as well as bilingual proficiency in German and English. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, individuals from historically underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Candidates submit a) a letter of interest, b) a CV, c) three letters of recommendation (one of which should speak to teaching interests and experience), and d) a brief statement describing the applicant’s experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds. Online interviews will be conducted in December 2022. All applications received by November 15 will be considered for this position. All materials must be submitted through Interfolio:


Website: Category:German History / StudiesSecondary Categories:LanguagesPosting Date:09/27/2022Closing Date11/15/2022