Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of German, New York University Arts and Science

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Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Department of German
New York University Arts and Science

The German Department at New York University announces an opening for the faculty position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) commencing September 1, 2020, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

We are seeking an outstanding scholar in the field of German Literature of the 20th and 21st centuries. The department encourages scholars of post-1945 German Literature to apply and welcomes candidates with interdisciplinary interests, including, but not limited to: film, political theory, visual-cultural studies, transnational literature and culture. Enthusiastic commitment to teaching is expected.

Requirements: PhD in German Literature or closely related discipline by the time of appointment; near-native proficiency in both German and English.

To apply, please submit applications through Interfolio: The application should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement (approximately 500 words); teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy, approximately 500 words); statement describing efforts to encourage diversity and inclusion; writing sample (e.g. article or chapter); three letters of recommendation. Application deadline is November 1, 2019.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read

EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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