26.1892, Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

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Subject: 26.1892, Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

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Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:23:33
From: Rosa Helena Chinchilla [rosa.chinchilla at uconn.edu]
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

 
University or Organization: University of Connecticut 
Department: Literatures, Cultures & Languages
Job Location: Connecticut, USA 
Web Address: http://languages.uconn.edu/
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Visiting Assistant Professor; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): German (deu)

Description:

The Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at the University of
Connecticut, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, solicits applications for a
Visiting Assistant Professor in German Studies to participate actively in a
vibrant, large and innovative undergraduate and graduate German Studies
program. 

Minimum Qualifications: Native or near-native German proficiency. All
requirements for a PhD in German completed by August 23, 2015. Expertise in
19th through 21st–century German Studies, with documented excellence in
teaching German literature, culture and language courses. Equivalent foreign
degrees are acceptable. 

Preferred Qualifications: German film; German culture; German for the
professions (engineering, business); upper-division courses (English and
German). An interdisciplinary approach to research and/or teaching is
desirable; as well as the ability to contribute through research, teaching,
and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning
experience. 

Appointment Terms: This is a full-time, nine-month position with an
anticipated start date of August 23, 2015. Salary is commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Teaching load: 3-3, with some administrative
responsibilities. This position is at the main campus in Storrs, CT. 

Please submit the following: letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence
of successful teaching, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of
reference by April 20, 2015. Additionally, please follow the instructions in
Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of
recommendation on your behalf. If you have questions or need further
information, you may contact Dr. Rosa Helena Chinchilla via email (below).  If
you are sending your reference letters through interfolio or that type of
service please email the link to manuela.wagner at uconn.edu and
rosa.chinchilla at uconn.edu. Employment of the successful candidate will be
contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal
background check.  (Search # 2015381)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on
April 20, 2015.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may
be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a
multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The
diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the
number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently
make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes
serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions,
leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities.
UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our
vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative
Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications
from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally
underrepresented populations.



Application Deadline: 20-Apr-2015 
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu 
Contact Information:
	Department Head Rosa Helena Chinchilla 
	Email: rosa.chinchilla at uconn.edu 


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