Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of German
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Rhodes
College (Memphis, TN) invites applications for a
three-and-a-half-year position in German Studies to begin January
2023. The successful candidate will have a record of teaching
excellence in German at the college/university level. Native or
near-native proficiency in German, Master's degree in German (or
equivalent course work) or M.A.T. in German required, and a strong
understanding of and interest in working in an
undergraduate-focused, liberal arts environment are all required.
The area of specialization is open.
Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the
liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual
engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and
inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn
on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the
heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse
center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts
colleges in a major metropolitan area.
Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and
welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer
committed to diversity and anti-discrimination .
A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that
addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and
scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum
vita; 3) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences
with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a
college community that includes a commitment to diversity and
inclusion as one of its core values. In addition, under Additional
Documents, you must provide 4) a teaching portfolio that may
include teaching evaluations, sample lessons, and sample syllabi.
Review of completed applications will begin November 10, 2022 and
will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from
backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are
strongly encouraged to apply. The names and contact information for
three references may be requested at the committee's discretion.
Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to
campus for interviews.