German Lecturer

The Department of German at Princeton University seeks a Lecturer to teach German language courses during the 2022-2023 academic year. Position may be renewable for one additional academic year, pending sufficient course enrollments and departmental need.

Depending on the background of the candidate and the needs of the Department of German, responsibilities may include leading language sections, leading precepts, supervising graduate student teaching assistants, and participating in course and curriculum design.

Appointment duty time will be based on course enrollments, and any position is expected to begin on September 1, 2022.  

Essential Qualifications:

Advanced degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
Prior teaching experience at the college or university level.
Native or near-native fluency in German.
Proven experience teaching German at a university level.

To apply:

Applications may be submitted online at For fullest consideration, we encourage interested candidates to submit their applications by May 22, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis until any final decisions are made.

Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached the courses they have taught in the past, and contact information for three references. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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