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Job: Limited-Term Appointment for Assistant Professor of German at Saint Mary’s University

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for an eight-month contractually limited term appointment in German at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 1st, 2019. We are seeking an individual with a primary scholarly profile in German Intercultural Studies, German as a Second Language Education, and/or contemporary German literatures and cultures, and a demonstrated record of effectiveness in teaching German language at all levels. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in departmental service and play the lead role in delivery of the German program. Experience promoting and delivering study abroad will be considered a strong asset. 

Applicants must hold a PhD in German or a related discipline, have previous experience teaching German, be fluent in German and English, and able to deliver courses in both languages.

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary’s University is one of Canada’s oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary’s University is home to one of Canada’s leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at

Letters of application accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and contact information of three referees, teaching and research dossiers, including recent teaching evaluations and a sample of scholarly writing, should be sent electronically to:

Dr. Myles McCallum
Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Classics
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Tel: (902) 420-5815

The closing date for applications is March 18, 2019.

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