Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (German)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Saint Anselm College, a Roman Catholic undergraduate liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition in Manchester, NH invites applications for a one to three year term faculty position to begin August 2022.  The successful candidate will be a generalist in German language, literature and culture and will teach German at the elementary, intermediate and advanced levels, including business German and writing intensive courses. The successful candidate will also be committed to actively involving undergraduates in research. The ideal applicant should have native or near native proficiency in German and English and undergraduate and graduate study in the field of German literature. The area of specialization is open.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and research potential, and academic transcripts to the attention of Dr. Jaime Orrego, Department Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures via the college website at  Three letters of recommendation are required and should be submitted in PDF format via email to the department faculty assistant, Karen Harrington at  Applications should be received by November 15, 2021 for full consideration.

Required Skills and Experience:

A Ph.D. in German literature or a related field is preferred. ABDs with a defense date by spring 2022 will be considered.  Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and to scholarly research.

Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.

Successful candidates will be able to assist the college in advancing its mission and strategic priorities, which includes institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.

Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is an undergraduate, liberal arts college housed on a 350+ acre, residential campus, with a student body of approximately 2,000 students, 155 full-time faculty in addition to the monks of Saint Anselm Abbey.  The college is located in the vibrant and diverse city of Manchester, NH, where 76 languages are spoken in the schools.  The college is less than an hour from sandy beaches, the White Mountain National Forest, the Lakes Region, and metropolitan Boston. 

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