Assistant Professor, Scandinavian and German Medieval Studies

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track position in Scandinavian and German medieval studies. Successful candidates are expected to have an active research agenda and to teach a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ph.D. in Scandinavian or German medieval studies or related field required. Preference will be given to candidates who work in a comparative and interdisciplinary framework such as the global Middle Ages, visual studies, cultural theory, ecocriticism, and/or gender studies. Candidates with a documented commitment to working with students from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field through teaching and mentoring are especially encouraged to apply. Target start date is August 16, 2023.  Salary is competitive. Candidates whose PhD may be delayed but will complete all the Ph.D. requirements within the first appointment year may be appointed at the rank of Instructor. After the Ph.D. requirement is met, the appointment will be changed to Assistant Professor.

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