Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures

Washington University in St. Louis - St. Louis, MO4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $55,000 - $77,000 a year
Essential Functions

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor, starting fall semester 2019. Duties include teaching, research for publication, advising, and university service. PhD is required at time of appointment. Area of specialization: post-1800 German literature and culture. Applicants are expected to demonstrate strong potential for innovative research and excellent teaching. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs at all levels of instruction, including the core language program. Preference will be given to applicants with interdisciplinary research and teaching interests in adjacent areas such as Comparative Literature; African and African-American Studies; History; Digital Humanities; Film and Media Studies; Jewish Studies; Music; Philosophy; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

PhD is required at time of appointment.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions

Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2018 or the search is concluded. Apply through Interfolio ( Provide cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation. Employment eligibility verification required on hire.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.