Category Archives: German/Germanic Studies

University of California-Santa Cruz Visiting Assistant Professorship in German Literature

Deadline: March 13

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Teaching and research expertise in Goethe, Romanticism, or literature and philosophy is preferable. Research areas may also include: poetry, prose fiction and drama; critical theory; visual culture; Jewish Studies; material culture; travel; migration, diaspora, colonialism and post-colonialism; workers’ and social movements; relations between Germany and Russia / Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, or the Middle East; gender, race and sexuality; or digital humanities”

URL: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00422

Princeton University Assistant Professorship in German Literature and Culture

Deadline: Original deadline 11/4; re-posted on HigherEdJobs.com 12/2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We invite applications for a position, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, in any field of German literature and culture, including associated fields such as intellectual history, Jewish studies, and philosophy. We are especially interested in scholars whose research lies primarily before 1890.

URL: jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69124

Youngstown State University Assistant Professorship in Early Modern/Modern Europe/Directorship of Judaic and Holocaust Studies

Deadline: Open until filled

Length: Unstated — probably tenure-track

Comments: “Will serve as director of Judaic and Holocaust Studies [and] teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in relevant fields: Jewish History, Early Modern and/or Modern Europe”

URL: https://jobs.ysu.edu/postings/3214

Pennsylvania State University Lecturership in Modern Jewish Cultures and Communities

Deadline: December 9 (posted on H-Net.org 11/22)

Length: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Comments: “Discipline is open, but apposite ones include cultural anthropology, religious studies, cultural studies, history, etc.; in any case, we will consider a dedication to interdisciplinarity an advantage.”

URL: https://psu.jobs/job/67631

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job 35086

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8290

Yale University Hartman Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 6

Length: 12 months

Comments: “This fellowship encourages applications from scholars in history and other fields in the humanities and social sciences who can demonstrate the value of research in the [Fortunoff Video Archive of Holocaust testimonies] to their ongoing work.”

URL: http://web.library.yale.edu/testimonies/research/hartmanfellowship

Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”

URL: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25066&siteid=5043&jobid=594956

Princeton University Institute for International and Regional Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: January 9

Length: 12 months

Comments: “Postdoctoral associates would participate in the activities of the PIIRS research community ‘Migration: People and Cultures across Borders.’” Focus will be “primarily on contemporary concerns, although historical perspectives are also welcome. Among the themes of interest are migration and the politics of nationhood (including identities, race, gender issues, and borders); statelessness and refugees; language, culture, and the arts.

URL: https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=225369

Colby College Visiting Assistant Professorship in German

Deadline: October 19 (posted on HigherEdJobs 10/10)

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We hope to attract an outstanding candidate with expertise in a field of cultural studies who will be able to contribute courses both in German and English relevant not only to our program but also to Cinema Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, or fields engaging in questions of race and ethnicity. Documented expertise in German Cinema is a plus.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/38041