Position Assistant Professor of German Effective Date August 17, 2016 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
PhD. in German Studies.
Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2016.
Native or near-native fluency in German and English.
Research and publication record.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
Specialization in 19th and 20th Century German Literature, Thought, and Cinema.
Trained in foreign language pedagogy and teaching with technology.
Experience in or strong commitment to working in a foreign language department serving master’s students, majors, and minors in several languages.
Demonstrated success with survey courses on German literature 19th century through WWII, cinema, and cultural history and thought.
Ability to teach another language offered by the department.
Teach German and RGR courses appropriate to disciplinary expertise and to specific academic assignment: language and survey courses at all levels (undergraduate to graduate level).
Maintain an active research program and profile.
Engage in grant writing and development projects that promote the departmental mission.
Collaborate in assessment planning and implementation.
Advance the department’s educational and research mission through curricular initiatives.
Collaborate with coordinator of the teacher credential program (Single Subject Credential Program in Languages Other Than English).
Enhance departmental profile through the University and community.
Provide service to department, college, university, and community as appropriate.
CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced).
Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications.
CV (including current email address).
Three current letters of recommendation.
Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree.
Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript.
Because of the nature of this position, the University requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2009
(562) 985-4318 or Alessandro.Russo@csulb.edu
Applicants may also apply electronically through:
Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo
Review of applications to begin September 7, 2015
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, work, and thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.