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Job Ad: Limited Term Appointment: Assistant Professor, German Department, Dalhousie U

The Dalhousie University German Department seeks applications for a ten-month 100% full-time limited term appointment (August 1 – May 31) at the Assistant Professor level in literature and philosophy, effective August 1, 2019. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The Assistant Professor will teach introductory German literature, as well as intermediate and advanced literature and philosophy courses. The workload is equivalent to three full-credit (six half-credit) classes during the ten-month period.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in German or comparative linguistics/language pedagogy/literature/philosophy. Native or native-equivalent command of German and English, as well as expertise in teaching literature and philosophy in German at the undergraduate level, are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidates should provide up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at These should be submitted both in hard copy and electronically to the Search Committee at the following address:
Brigid Garvey
German Language Instructor Search German Department, Dalhousie University
McCain Arts and Social Sciences Bldg.
6135 University Avenue, Room 3025
PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4R2, Canada

For further information, please contact Ms. Tamara Cantrill, Administrative Secretary 902-494-1190

The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 25, 2019. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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