Teaching Assistant Professor - German
- Location details
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Commensurate with education and experience
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor in German to start on August 14, 2023. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment. Initial appointment is for a period of three academic years. The opportunity for reappointment will be based on performance and continued need.
We seek a candidate who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and service, has the ability to coordinate beginning and intermediate language courses, and can support various language and culture programs.
Duties will include:
• Teaching two German language or culture courses per semester
• Coordinating teaching assistants in the elementary and intermediate language programs
• Opportunity to help shape the curriculum within the German program and engage with the growing International Engineering Program
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Ph.D. in German, German Studies, German Pedagogy, or German Linguistics conferred by the start of the position
Native or near-native fluency in English and German
Experience teaching German language at the university level
Experience coordinating basic language programs
Experience teaching language for special purposes, especially in STEM fields
Experience participating in curricular development
Completed applications received by 12/31/2022, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.
For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Brett E. Sterling, at email@example.com.
Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter/letter of application, a teaching philosophy statement, a statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and a list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and phone number) and be willing to provide letters of recommendation if requested during the application process. Letters of recommendation will be requested only for candidates selected for interviews. Transcripts will be required of candidates at the interview stage.
Review of applications will begin on December 31, 2022. Review of applications received after the deadline will be conducted if the position is not filled by applicants submitting by the initial deadline.