Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures (German)
The Modern Languages and Literatures discipline at St. Norbert College welcomes applications for a visiting assistant professor in German beginning fall 2021. This is a three-year position, which may transition into a tenure-track position if the German program grows. Candidates are expected to have their Ph.D. in hand by fall 2021, and be able to demonstrate a solid pedagogical foundation, inclusive teaching experience, excellent language skills, aptitude for program building, and an active scholarly agenda. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach German language, literature and civilization at all levels of an undergraduate curriculum. This position further offers the possibility of teaching a course in one’s area of expertise in English within the College’s core curriculum or as a first-year seminar course. Select candidates will be invited to interview via video conferencing.
St. Norbert College welcomes applications from members of all backgrounds and faith traditions. The college’s culture emphasizes the Norbertine traditions of community and radical hospitality to provide an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development. We seek applicants who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse and spiritually engaged community.
Candidates are encouraged to visit our website (www.snc.edu) to learn more about the College and its mission (https://www.snc.edu/mission/gettingtoknow.html).
St. Norbert College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of our people, ideas and talents. We welcome individuals with diverse experiences, backgrounds, and skills to join our college community in our pursuit of inclusion and excellence. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged (https://www.snc.edu/diversityaffairs/).
St. Norbert offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. This position is subject for final budget approval in March.
For full consideration, applications must be received by December 1; screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a detailed letter of application (to the attention of Dr. Jennifer Hockenbery, Dean of Humanities), statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial), and a curriculum vita by clicking on the “Apply Now” link found on this page. In addition, please have three letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. Jennifer Hockenbery, Dean of Humanities, St. Norbert College, sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (Administrative Assistant for Humanities).