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Lecturer of German

Longwood University
Virginia, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 15, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lecturer of German

Department of English and Modern Languages

Full-time, Non-Tenure-track, Instructional Faculty

Position #F0345


Longwood University, a historic public liberal arts institution and host of the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate, invites applications for a three-semester position in German (#F0345) to begin January 2019.


The program in modern languages endorses active, communicative instruction in a sequence of courses that focus on the virtues and responsibilities of global citizenship. Lecturers assume appropriate department or program responsibilities and generally teach four courses per semester in beginning and intermediate German, but may also teach upper-level courses as needed. Requirements: MA or higher in German and evidence of effective college-level instruction.


A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. The Department of English and Modern Languages has a mission to serve our students by helping them improve as writers, speakers, and citizens through a diverse array of offerings that include courses in German language and culture as well as study abroad opportunities.


Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.


Salary is $43,900. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three references (indicate Position #F0345 in the subject line) to:


Lisa Seamster

Department of English and Modern Languages Longwood University Farmville, VA 23909


Please submit a “Release of Information Form” (]resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and “EEO Data Collection Form” ( The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #F0345 and submit documents to:


Human Resources

Longwood University

201 High Street

Farmville, VA 23909

Phone: 434-395-2074

Fax: 434-395-2666



In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or


The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at: A hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request.


A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (11/15/2018)

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