The Popular Culture Association (PCA/ACA) invites abstract submissions for its annual conference in San Diego from April 12-15, 2017. The German Studies Area Continue reading CfP: PCA San Diego German Literature & Culture Area
The CAUTG/APAUC meets every year Continue reading CAUTG/APAUC Annual Conference Program
The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria invites expressions of interest from qualified instructors for three sessional assignments for the 2016-2017 academic year. For further information, please refer to the individual postings: GMST 101, GMST 102, and GMST 410.
The deadline for application is April 25, 2016. Please email Helga Thorson (Chair) if you have further questions.
The Department of German and Russian at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for an 8 month teaching term contractual appointment beginning 1 September 2016 and ending 30 April 2017, subject to budgetary approval and sufficient enrolments. Applicants must be fluent in English and German, have a broad background in German Language, Literature, and Culture, and possess a PhD or be ABD. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses, including introductory, intermediate, and advanced German language classes, as well as a German culture course. The teaching load is six courses across the period of appointment, distributed as a 3/3 load in the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 semesters. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching.
Applications should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2016 in the following order: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching strengths and interests, course outlines, and teaching evaluations. In addition, applicants should arrange to have 3 confidential letters of reference addressed to Dr. John O. Buffinga, Head of Department. Referees are asked to submit their signed letters of reference by the same deadline via email to email@example.com with the applicant’s name in the subject line.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
5th Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies
University of Toronto
24 September 2016
Are you an undergraduate student of German Studies?
Have you recently written or are you currently working on a paper on the German language, German-speaking literature, culture, or film, or teaching German as a foreign language?
Have you ever thought of sharing your thoughts on topics in German Studies with other students and scholars outside of the classroom?
Your paper could be interesting to other students & professionals in German Studies! In 2016, there will again be an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their work: the Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies to be held at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario.
Undergraduate students are invited to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies. Papers on any aspect of German Studies (language, literature, culture, film, and language education) are welcome. Please submit an electronic copy of your proposal (in English or German, max. 300 words, double-spaced, including works cited) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of the e-mail must read Undergraduate Colloquium in German Studies proposal (or UCGS proposal). The text body of the message should contain your name, affiliation, and paper title. The proposal should be an attached file (word or pdf), and it must not
include your name and/or affiliation.
Deadline for proposals: April 30th, 2016
Ulrike Kugler, Goethe-Institut Toronto
Christine Lehleiter, University of Toronto
Paul Malone, University of Waterloo
Barbara Schmenk, University of Waterloo
There aren’t too many opportunities for undergraduate students to present their papers in public. This is a great chance to gain experience & to boost your CV. Don’t miss it!
The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill service duties as assigned by the Head and to teach undergraduate courses, including lower-level German language classes, a film course (GERM 304), and a German cultural studies course (GERM 408).
Candidates must have a PhD before commencing the position and experience teaching undergraduate courses. We have a particular interest in candidates with strong commitments and demonstrated potential to achieving excellence in teaching and academic supervision of undergraduate students. The teaching load will be 18 credits across the period of appointment, distributed as a 3/3 load in the 2016 Winter session. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching and service.
Applications should be sent via email attachment to email@example.com by April 1, 2016 in the order listed: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and orientation, and evidence of teaching abilities and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc.). In addition, applicants should arrange to have 3 confidential letters of reference to be forwarded to the Head of Department, Dr. Winthrop-Young. Referees are asked to submit their signed letters of reference by the same deadline via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the applicant’s name in the subject line. Enquiries may also be sent to the same e-mail address; please indicate in the subject line: “9-Month Lecturer Position.” Review of applications will begin soon after April 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.
Multilingual Discourses invites submissions for the next issue, tentatively scheduled for publication in the summer of 2016. Multilingual Discourses Continue reading CfP: Multilingual Discourses Journal
The Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver seeks Continue reading Five-Year Ph.D. Full Fellowship in Germanic Studies with a Focus on Media Studies and Theories
The Faculty of Arts, Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of German. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016. Continue reading Job Posting: Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary
The Board of the CAUTG invites applications from among its members for the position of Editor of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies. Founded in 1965, Seminar is an internationally respected scholarly journal of Germanic studies, Continue reading Call for Applications: Editor of Seminar – Deadline Extended