Tenure Track Faculty - German


The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Sacramento State offers a Master of Arts in Spanish, undergraduate majors in Spanish and French; minors in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish; and also offers language classes in Arabic, Korean, and Punjabi, as well as a Certificate Program for Healthcare Spanish. Our undergraduate programs are designed to provide students the opportunity to learn about languages, literatures, and cultures, to broaden cultural understanding, increase language proficiency, and enable them to communicate successfully both in a pluralistic American society and abroad.


Teach all undergraduate levels of German language, culture and literature, including upper-division General Education courses in German Literature and Culture taught in English. The successful candidate will also lead the German language area by coordinating the part-time faculty schedule, advise students, engage in scholarly or creative activities, and serve on departmental, college and university committees.


Applicants must have a PhD. in German Studies or a closely-related field. Research specialization is open. ABD applicants will be considered, but all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 2022.

Applicants should show scholarly promise, have native or near-native fluency in English and German, demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching, research potential, and a commitment to diversity and fostering inclusion. The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


Experience teaching at the college/university level, experience in developing and teaching online and hybrid courses, and demonstrated ability to engage, foster, and mentor a diverse student body. The department reminds applicants that it is only necessary to meet the required qualifications in order to apply. 


Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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