The Department of Modern Languages at Hanover College seeks
candidates with a record of excellence in teaching and mentoring
undergraduates for a tenure-track appointment beginning 1 September
2019 as Assistant Professor of German (but will consider more
advanced applicants). The successful candidate will hold an
earned Ph.D. in German or German Studies, the ability to teach at
all levels of an integrated undergraduate German curriculum,
evidence of scholarly engagement, and eagerness to build/revitalize
a major program.
The teaching schedule is typically three courses in the Fall
Term, three courses in the Winter Term, and 1 course in the 4-week
Spring (i.e., May) Term. Courses will be a combination of
language, literature, culture courses, and film courses, with
opportunities to develop new courses in one’s area of expertise and
interest. One should also be willing to lead off-campus
Spring Term courses in Germany in occasional years.
The review of applications will begin immediately; applications
received by February 4 are ensured full consideration. For
more information on Hanover College, please visit https://www.hanover.edu/ ; for more
information on the Department of Modern Languages, please visit
The application, in PDF format, should be addressed to Dr.
Brigitte Randall, Chair, German Search Committee and forwarded to
It should include a letter of interest, a teaching statement, a
statement of current scholarly interests, and a current c.v.
One should arrange for separate submission of three letters of
recommendation, also in PDF format and addressed as above.