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Job no: 492632
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH
Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Kenyon College
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year, non-renewable position of Visiting Assistant Professor of German (full time), starting July 1, 2020. Native or near-native fluency in German required. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence. Ph.D. in German Studies / Germanic Languages & Literatures in hand at the time of appointment is preferred. Advanced ABD candidates are welcome to apply. The field of specialization is open but expertise in fields such as twentieth and twenty-first German, Austrian, and Swiss literature and/or film is helpful. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will consist of 1) a cover letter, detailing teaching approaches and experience, as well as research interests; the cover letter should briefly address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support Kenyon's commitment to diversity and inclusion; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial transcript, and 4) the names and contact information of three recommenders. At least one of the recommenders should be able to address the candidate’s teaching credentials. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.A review of applications will begin January 8, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 2020 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.
Advertised: 14 Nov 2019 Eastern Standard Time
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