Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Digital Learning

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The Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a position in Digital Learning with a focus on Language and Literacy Studies (rank: assistant professor or associate professor). The successful candidate will maintain an active research and publication program related to a specialization such as teaching and learning language and culture in digital environments; education policy; the design, compilation, and evaluation of digital corpora; assessment; digital literacy; and transdisciplinary digital tools and techniques such as analytics, metadata, multimodality, and visualization. The successful candidate will also demonstrate commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education, including as a mentor, research supervisor, and curriculum developer.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (by August 15, 2020), in either Germanic Studies or a relevant field such as Education, Digital Humanities, and Second Language Acquisition and provide evidence of: native or near-native command of the German language, excellent teaching (in both German and English), an established publication record, the ability to design and disseminate digital, multimodal resources and tools for language learning and the study of culture, the potential to supervise and mentor teaching assistants at a large research university with an increasingly diverse student body, the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate curricular reform/revision, the ability to engage in departmental assessment activities, the ability to supervise theses and dissertations on topics in digital multiliteracies, including corpus design and research design, and broad engagement in the life of a department.

Please submit an electronic application with your academic CV, application letter, research statement (500 words max.), and statement of teaching philosophy (500 words max.) by November 8, 2019.  Applicants should submit three letters of recommendation addressed to Hans Boas, Chair, Department of Germanic Studies. All materials should be submitted online via Interfolio.

For submission questions, please contact UT Germanic Studies Administrator

If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process, assistance is available from Interfolio's Customer Support - or call (877) 997-8807.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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