Visiting Assistant Professor of German (2 Positions)

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Visiting Assistant Professor of German (2 positions)

Start date: Fall 2024

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of German and Russian invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of German beginning in July 2024. The candidate can expect to teach all levels of the German language, linguistics, literature, and culture. The teaching load is 3/3. The preferred area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will have a degree in German as well as native or near-native fluency. The successful candidate will have prior experience as a primary classroom instructor in German language classes and seminars. They will also be able to provide evidence of teaching excellence. Information about the department can be found here https://germanrussian.wfu.edu/.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. With approximately 5,300  undergraduates and 3,300 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to https://about.wfu.edu/.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter detailing teaching experience and evidence of student engagement, a Curriculum Vitae, and a teaching statement. Please follow this link to apply: https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/ 

Please send three Letters of Recommendation to boyertm@wfu.edu

Review of applications will begin on March 29, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Tina Boyer, Associate Professor and Chair of German and Russian, at boyertm@wfu.edu.

Interviews will be held on Zoom.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.


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