# Web Announcement **Associate Professor of German** The George Mason University Department of Modern and Classical Languages invites applicants for the position of Associate Professor of German with a specialization in 18th and 19th century literature and culture beginning in the Fall 2016 (August). **Qualifications:** The position calls for native or near native fluency in German and English. Ability to teach another Germanic language, such as Swedish, Danish or Dutch is a plus. Additional expertise in another field, preferably word and music studies or sound studies, is strongly desired. University-level teaching experience and experience in interdisciplinary collaborative work essential. **Responsibilities:** Duties include two courses per semester, program review and innovation, student advising, and outreach. Faculty members in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages engage in teaching, research and service; and participate in a variety of interdisciplinary programs on-campus and schools, such as Cultural Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Film and Media Studies, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and the Honors College. The department offers a minor in German, as well as minors in Arabic, Chinese, Classical Studies, French, Italian Studies, Japanese Studies, Latin, Russian and Spanish; B.A. in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Eurasian Studies, and Spanish; and M.A. in French and Spanish. The department also offers instruction in Farsi, Hebrew, Korean, Portuguese and Turkish. George Mason University is the largest public university in Virginia and serves a culturally and linguistically diverse student body. The university is situated in the intellectually vibrant Washington, D.C./northern Virginia area with desirable access to unique opportunities available for both emerging and established scholars. # Special Instructions to Applicants **For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5279z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by February 25, 2016** (review of applications will begin February 26, 2016); complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three individuals who may later be contacted for letters of recommendation. # Mason Ad Statement Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top _U.S. News and World Report_ “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and 130 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition. *Department:* Modern/Classical Languages *Criminal Background Check:* Standard Background Check *Job Category:* Instructional or Research Faculty *Role (State) Job Title:* Associate Professor of German *Working Title:* Associate Professor of German *Job Type:* Full-Time *Position Number:* F5279z *Recruit Number:* Faculty - 6614 *Location:* Fairfax *Salary:* Commensurate with education and experience. *Posting Date:* 01/28/2016 *Job Close Date:* 02/25/2016 *Open Until Filled?:* No *Equity Statement:* George Mason University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer encouraging diversity. *Campus Safety Information:* Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu...
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