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Assistant Professor - Modern Languages and Literature - German

Company: Creighton University
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Creighton University s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position in German to begin in August 2023. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in European Studies, German or related fields and with experience in undergraduate teaching, in particular within an Honors Program. Candidates should demonstrate a compelling research and publication trajectory. Desired specialization in interdisciplinary approaches to early modern European culture. All tenure-track faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching responsibility: 3/3 Applicants should submit the following via the Creighton online portal at : --- Application form (online at ) --- Cover letter --- CV --- Complete academic transcript(s) from all institutions of higher education --- Statement of teaching philosophy Send three letters of recommendation directly to Dr. Jos-- McClanahan at . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates called for an interview need to provide a writing sample, evidence of effective undergraduate teaching, and a statement describing candidate s potential contribution to Creighton s Catholic, Jesuit mission. Initial interviews will be conducted via zoom. Creighton University is a private Jesuit, Catholic coeducational urban university that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the University. U.S. News and World Report regularly has ranked Creighton University as the top regional Master s Level institution in the Midwest. Creighton University is also ranked among all Catholic universities in undergraduate research. Qualifications:

  • A Doctorate or Masters degree from an accredited college or university;
  • 2-4 years prior teaching experience; Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
    • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
    • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
    • Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications Change the World From Here AAP/EEO Statement Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination. Disclosure Statement This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Creighton University, Omaha , Assistant Professor - Modern Languages and Literature - German, Education / Teaching , Omaha, Nebraska

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