Senior Lecturer in German Language

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Unit: German, Russian and East European Studies

Position Type: Faculty

Location: Nashville, TN


Open Date: Sep 17, 2021

Close Date: Dec 10, 2021



The Department of German, Russian and East European Studies invites applications for a Senior Lecturer in German Language. This is a full-time appointment with an initial term of three years, renewable conditional on institutional need and instructor performance. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

Our ideal candidate is committed to excellence in student-centered Communicative Language Teaching; will teach German language courses at all levels; will develop curriculum in collaboration with the Language Program Director; has experience or interest in teaching German for the Professions (business, engineering, sustainability, etc.); is eager to support our program’s outreach and recruitment efforts; and is committed to equitable and inclusive teaching. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 10, 2021. Preliminary interviews will be held in January on Zoom.

For initial application, please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a teaching portfolio (including a teaching statement, a diversity statement, two sample syllabi, and course evaluations). Successful candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2022.  Apply through Interfolio here: .

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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