Visiting Positions in German

The Reed College German Department invites applications for two one-year visiting positions, to begin in the fall of 2024. One of the positions will be in film and media studies. For the other, the area of specialization can be any period after 1700, any specialization (including film and media studies).

The successful candidates will teach a broad range of language, literature, and film and media courses and advise senior theses. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in German and the Ph.D. in hand or near completion. Above all, we seek candidates with a lively program of scholarship and a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. 

Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, we request a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement:

Please submit an application letter, CV, writing sample (20–25 pages), and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio ( by January 15, 2024. The Search Committee expects to conduct Zoom interviews with potential candidates in February of 2024. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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