Visiting Assistant Professor of German

The Department of German at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for 2022-2023.

Field of specialization in German literary and cultural studies is open. The teaching load is five courses per year and includes language, literature and culture courses as well as participation in the university-wide interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Candidates should show scholarly promise, teaching experience, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in both language and literature, and native or near-native fluency in German and English. Completion of Ph.D. in the field of German literature, German Studies or Comparative Literature is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire. A letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference must be submitted through Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin April 26, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Selected applicants will be contacted for video interviews to be held in May. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is a liberal arts university of 3000 students situated in central New York State.

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