Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a
private institution working in the public interest.
Employer Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/114653
Bard College invites applications for up to two open rank
tenure-track positions in German Studies, to begin in the fall of
2023 on our main campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
Native or near-native fluency in German and English, Ph.D. (or
international equivalent) in hand at the time of application in
German Studies or related fields (including but not limited to
History, Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Media Studies) is
required. Area of specialization is open. We are particularly
interested in applicants with advanced professional
We are looking for candidates with a distinct cross-disciplinary
profile in German Studies whose scholarly work thinks about
interrelations of (two or more) areas such as literature, history,
politics, music, history of science, environment and climate, race
and ethnicity, migration and multilingualism, media and
performance. Excellence in language teaching is a prerequisite.
Opportunities for professional development, including language
pedagogy, are available.
The successful candidate(s) will be expected to teach undergraduate
courses in German language and German literature (at all levels) as
well as courses in English in related academic programs of the
college (such as Literature, History, Political Studies, etc.,
depending on the candidates’ expertise) as well as in Bard’s
general education programs, such as First-Year Seminar. The
teaching load is five courses (3-2) per year. The faculty we are
looking for will demonstrate a vigorous and active commitment to
scholarship, be eager to work closely and collaboratively with
others, and will engage with enthusiasm in undergraduate teaching
at a small liberal arts college.
We welcome candidates who are excited to collaboratively reimagine
German Studies’ canons, materials, and approaches of study. As part
of this reconfiguration, the position(s) will entail sustained
participation in curriculum development as well as student and
teaching exchange across two campuses: Bard College Annandale and
Bard College Berlin. We are excited for applications from
individuals who welcome building such cross-campus collaborations.
The faculty we seek share Bard's commitment to an active and
intentional diversity and will be able to engage and inspire
students of all backgrounds and identities.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, a writing sample
(article-length), teaching evaluations, and three confidential
letters of reference to Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/114653
Review of applications will begin November 7, 2022 and will
continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will
be scheduled via Zoom, finalists will be invited for a campus