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Update March 1, 2019: This search is closed.

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( invites applications for a full time, tenure track position: Assistant Professor in German-Jewish Studies to begin July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will maintain an active research program, teach a range of courses in German and Jewish culture, literature, and/or film, and perform service for the department and other units in the university such as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.

Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) by July 1, 2019 and native or near-native competence in German required. Candidates should have a strong research portfolio that includes German-Jewish literature, film, or other media. We invite applicants with a Ph. D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, Jewish Studies, or a related field.

Applicants must apply online at, and upload 1) a letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) statements of research and teaching philosophy; 4) an English- language scholarly writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and 5) the names, titles, and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on November 2, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Email inquiries to:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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