Posting Summary: The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures seeks applications to fill a non-tenure track three-year Lecturer or Assistant Professor, General Faculty position on the Academic General Faculty, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. Desirable specializations include: literature and technology/science, media, digital humanities, and/or literature and knowledge, literature and economics, race and migration, critical theory. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits. The anticipated start date is August 25, 2018.
Candidates who hold an M.A in a relevant field by the time of appointment, will be considered for the rank of Lecturer.
Candidates who hold a PhD in a relevant field (or be on track to receive a PhD by June 2018 and must hold the terminal degree at the time of appointment) will be considered for the rank of Assistant Professor, General Faculty.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Applications will be considered beginning May 16, 2018.
To apply, complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on posting #0623159.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Jeffrey Grossman Jg2t@virginia.edu
Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to: Anne Zook firstname.lastname@example.org
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_84460
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