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Assistant Professor of the Practice in German Studies


Boston College seeks an Assistant Professor of the Practice to teach elementary to advanced German language, literature and culture courses. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment with a 3/3 teaching load and a three-year renewable term, beginning July 1, 2019.

We seek a candidate with native or near-native fluency in German, Ph.D. in hand at the time of application, evidence of excellence in teaching German at the college level, and willingness to advise majors and minors and to participate actively in the life of the department.

We are especially interested in candidates who can participate effectively in interdisciplinary programs affiliated with other departments within the university.


  • Ph.D.
  • Native or near-native fluency in German
  • Excellence in teaching is expected

Application Instructions

Please use Interfolio at for submission of application materials.  Submit letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations and a writing sample.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018.


Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.