Assistant Professor of German

The Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic+ at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 21, 2023. We are seeking scholars of German literature/culture with specialization in one or more of the following areas: 1) media studies (incl. film/TV/new media, visual studies, photography); 2) environmental humanities/ecocriticism; 3) race/ethnicity (incl. minoritized groups in German-speaking countries or German-speaking interaction with minoritized groups outside Central Europe); 4) queer studies/sexuality studies and related areas; and 5) disability studies. The time period of specialization is open, with a preference for 1750 to the present and/or areas that complement current program strengths.  Applicants must hold or anticipate receiving a doctorate in German studies or a closely related field by the start of the appointment. Applications submitted by November 15th, 2022 will receive full consideration.

This is a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position to begin August 21, 2023. The standard faculty teaching assignment is four courses each academic year (two courses each semester). Candidates will be expected to be engaged in significant scholarly research and publication at the national and international levels. Service duties in the department as well as at the university and professional levels as appropriate for faculty rank will be required.

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