Visiting Instructor of German

Visiting Instructor of German; Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a non-tenure-track visiting appointment at the rank of Instructor of German. This position is a non-renewable 9-month appointment (August 2021-May 2022). We are seeking a generalist with the ability to teach a variety of content and language courses in the target language; area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, with the opportunity to develop a seminar of their own choosing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or ABD status in German Studies or related field at the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach language courses effectively.
  • Near-native fluency in German and English.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter/letter of application, a teaching philosophy, a DEI statement, and a list of three academic references with contact information (name, title, email address, and contact number) to

Finalists will be asked to provide three job-related reference letters.

Completed applications received by 4 June 2021 will receive full consideration. Late materials will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Finalists will be interviewed via Zoom in June/early July and the search process will remain active until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Jennifer Hoyer (, or to the Department Chair, Dr. Steve Bell ( For more information about the program, please visit:

The University of Arkansas is a nationally ranked research university with a student body of 27,000.  Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville forms part of a growing Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area of more than 500,000 inhabitants, and it is frequently rated as one of the nation’s best places to live.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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