LINGUIST List 32.1867

Fri May 28 2021

Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Wartburg College

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 28-May-2021
From: Emily Ivey <>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Wartburg College, Iowa, USA
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University or Organization: Wartburg College
Department: German
Job Location: Iowa, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of German

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Earned doctorate in Germanic Studies or related field by August 2021. Relevant experience in German language and culture, including immersion in German-speaking communities. Evidence of teaching excellence; promise of continued scholarly activity; and willingness to support the mission of the College. Interest in collaborating with the German Institute at Wartburg College to build upon our strong German heritage and explore new directions in the German/German Studies program, particularly German for the Professions and experiential opportunities for students. Native or near-native command of German and English, with preference for candidates with demonstrated ability to teach courses in Spanish, French, or another modern language.

Teach three 14-week undergraduate courses in both fall and winter terms, including elementary, intermediate, and advanced language and culture courses. Teach one 4-week May term course, including regular travel courses to Germany. Advise student majors in German/German Studies; develop new courses in area of specialization; engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Tenure-Track Appointment

Application Procedure:
Send curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, three current letters of reference, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College. Please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to the application email below or by regular mail to the mailing address below.

Review of applications will begin June 14th and continue until the position is filled.

For specific inquiries contact Zak Montgomery, chair of the search committee (

For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see, and specifically about the German/German Studies program, see

For information about the German Institute at Wartburg College, see

Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.

Application Deadline: 14-Jun-2021
Mailing Address for Applications:
Director of Human Resources Jamie Hollaway
Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Blvd.
Waverly, IA 50677-1003
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
HR Assistant Emily Ivey
Phone: 3193528521

Page Updated: 28-May-2021