This page is dedicated to academic jobs in German. The jobs found here are added by individuals as well as drawn from sources such as the MLA job listHigher Ed Jobs, the Chronicle of Higher EducationInside Higher, and other lists and websites.

Click here for the 2016-2017 list

Please add jobs with the following format:

Name of college/university, title/rank, preferred area(s) of specialization, application due date, link to job ad.

As job search progress indicators become available, add the type of information and date. The link to a job description can be deleted after the application due date. After an offer has been accepted, please underline the name of the institution so that we can easily see which positions have already been filled.

For example:

  1. Midwest Dreamland U16/17th C, due 11/1/17
    • writing sample requested by email 12/1
    • phone interview scheduled 12/15
    • MLA interview scheduled 12/20
    • on-campus interview invitation 1/15
    • offer extended 3/15
    • offer accepted 3/25
    • rejection letter received 4/1

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions  Edit

  1. Gettysburg C (PA), asst. prof., due 11/1/17, link
  2. Kennesaw SU (GA), asst. prof., due 9/17/17, link
  3. U of British Columbia, asst. prof., due 11/15/17, link

Senior Faculty Positions Edit

  1. Johns Hopkins U (MD), Kurrelmeyer Chair of German, due 10/15/17, link
  2. U of Colorado Boulder, visiting senior scholar in German Studies, for either Fall 2018 or Spring 2019, review begins 3/1/18, link

Visiting/non-tenure track/term limited faculty positions Edit

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18

Applied Linguistics/Language Coordinator/Pedagogy/Program Director Positions Edit

Renewable non-tenure track lecturer/instructor positions Edit

Faculty Positions outside of Canada and the U.S. Edit

Multi-Language Faculty Positions Edit

Other Germanic Languages Edit

Other German-Related Faculty Positions Edit

NOTE: German History positions are posted at European History 2017-18

Demographics Edit

Change the count in the category to which you belong. This permits us to have somewhat of an overview on the nature of the market demographics in German Studies. 

ABD (early): 

ABD (will finish this academic year): 4

Ph.D. in hand (one-year, VAP, Lecturer, Post-doc, adjunct): 5

Ph.D. in hand (unemployed): 

Assistant Professor: 3

Associate Professor: 2

Full Professor: 

Search Committee Member: 1

Lurker: 1

Concerned grandmother: 1

Faculty "Job Coach": 

Discussion Edit

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