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Pro-Tem Instructor German and Scandinavian- Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 19, 2021

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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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Pro-Tem Instructor German and Scandinavian- Open Pool

Job no: 527214
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, Instruction

Department: Department of German & Scandinavian
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to a completed online application, including names and contact information for three professional references, please provide:
  • A resume or CV
  • A cover letter

    Department Summary
    The German and Scandinavian Department features nine German and three Scandinavian specialists who collaborate fully in an intellectual enterprise focused on modernity. Our various sub-concentrations, which include philosophical and theoretical discourses, Holocaust and memory studies, film, visual culture, folk traditions, represent substantive links to other departments and programs, in particular Philosophy, History, Judaic Studies, Art History, Music, English, Comparative Literature, Folklore, and Cinema Studies.

    With ample opportunity for study abroad, our 45 undergraduate majors pursue the B.A. with a focus in one of three areas: German Literature and Language; German Studies; Scandinavian. Language instruction covers German and Swedish.

    Our innovative graduate curriculum is designed to provide M.A. and Ph.D. students with a firm grounding in modern (post-1750) German literature and to enable them to locate this literature within the context of modern European history and thought.

    Position Summary
    The German and Scandinavian Department is seeking qualified applicants for its open pro-tem instructor pool for the current academic year. Positions are part time, temporary, limited duration, but with the possibility of renewal for up to three years depending on need, funding, and performance. Salary is dependent on education and experience.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Native or near-native fluency in German or Swedish
  • Master's degree in relevant field
  • Experience teaching at the college level

    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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