Job Opportunity: Visiting Assistant Professor, German Literature

January 23, 2017

The Department of Literature invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in German Literature. We seek a scholar in comparative literary and cultural studies with competence in German and preferably one (or more) additional language literature(s) relevant to the candidate's intellectual focus. Teaching and research expertise in Goethe, Romanticism, or literature and philosophy is preferable. Research areas may also include: poetry, prose fiction and drama; critical theory; visual culture; Jewish Studies; material culture; travel; migration, diaspora, colonialism and post-colonialism; workers' and social movements; relations between Germany and Russia/Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa or the Middle East; gender, race and sexuality; or digital humanities. 
Closing date: Review of applications will begin on March 13, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. 
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