Assistant Professor - Temporary (3 Years)
German Area Studies

The German Area Studies Program announces a temporary, 3-year position to begin July 1, 2014. Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment, native or near-native fluency required. We seek a generalist, who is a dynamic teacher with demonstrated excellence in teaching all levels of the undergraduate German curriculum and has strong research potential.

Strong candidates will demonstrate enthusiasm for liberal arts environment, background in digital pedagogy as well as expertise in related fields in order to help build the program. Additional duties will include curricular development, and supervising and mentoring the program’s Fulbright FLTA.


Deadline for receipt of applications is November 1, 2013. The Search Committee expects to conduct preliminary interviews at the MLA Convention in Chicago January.

Please send an application letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and teaching portfolio to:

German Search Committee
c/o Eric Klaus
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney St.
Geneva, NY 14456

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.




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