Assistant Professor of German

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of German
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 30, 2017. Second consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (November 15, 2017) may not be given full consideration.
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The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of German with specialization in German for Professional Purposes (e.g. Engineering, Business, Sciences) to begin Fall 2018.

The successful candidate will provide critical support in teaching, research and service to the university’s renowned German International Engineering, Business and Computer Science programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach German courses across the entire spectrum of the undergraduate curriculum with special emphasis on German for Professional Purposes.

Establish and maintain a solid research program.

Contribute through service to the missions of the German Section, the German International Engineering Program, the College and the University.

Contribute to the development and expansion of the curriculum for interdisciplinary models of German language teaching.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

1. Ph.D. in German/German Studies, Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or related field at the time of appointment.

2. Near native or native proficiency in German and English.

3. Demonstrated experience in teaching German at the college level in the U.S.

4. Demonstrated record of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience.

PREFERRED:

1. Demonstrated experience in the teaching of German for Professional Purposes.

2. Demonstrated experience in the assessment of proficiency.

3. Demonstrated experience in curriculum- and materials development in German for Professional Purposes.

4. Demonstrated experience in technological applications for language learning, and/or use of online platforms for course delivery.

5. Demonstrated experience in experiential learning activities, including short- and long- term study abroad as well as internships.
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ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, Permanent
End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Department Information

Department Languages
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI

Contact Email
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(#1) Letter of Application

(#2) Curriculum Vitae, which should include the names and contact information of at least three professional references

(#3) Statement of Research Interests

(#4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Posting Information

Position Number 106105
Posting Number F00049
Posting Date 09/18/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2751

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. in German/German Studies, Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or related field, or will you have at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have near native or native proficiency in German and English?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated experience in teaching German at the college level in the U.S. ?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated record of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other