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Teaching Assistant Professor of Business German

Germanic and Slavic Languages and LIteratures
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Dependent on Experience and/or Qualifications
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2022

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Teaching Assistant Professor of Business German

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill ( is seeking a superior and innovative instructor of German with expertise in the teaching of Business German. This is a fixed term Teaching Assistant Professor position with a three-year appointment to begin on July 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will teach six courses a year, including all levels of the undergraduate language curriculum (from novice to advanced language content-based instruction), and will perform service for the department, as well as other units in the University.

A doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in German Studies or closely related field is required by July 1, 2023. Native or near-native proficiency in German and English is also required. Area of specialization in German is open.

Candidates are expected to have familiarity with the teaching and accreditation of Business German, as well as in the methods and technologies used for teaching elementary to advanced German at the collegiate level.

Applicants must apply online at  and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); 4) a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, 5) one sample syllabus for a Business German course; and 6) the names, titles, and email addresses of at least four professional references. References must be at the level of Teaching Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer or higher, and letters must be on institutional letterhead. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may send letters directly from Interfolio to:

Questions should be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Aleksandra Prica at:

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity,

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