Academic Jobs Wiki

This page is dedicated to academic jobs in German. The jobs found here are added by individuals as well as drawn from sources such as the MLA job listHigher Ed Jobs, the Chronicle of Higher EducationInside Higher, and other lists and websites.

Last year's page: German Studies 2018-2019

Next year's page: German 2020-2021

Please add jobs with the following format:

Name of college/university, title/rank, preferred area(s) of specialization, application due date, link to job ad.

As job search progress indicators become available, add the type of information and date. The link to a job description can be deleted after the application due date. After an offer has been accepted, please underline the name of the institution so that we can easily see which positions have already been filled.

For example:

  1. Midwest Dreamland U, asst. prof., 20th C, due 11/1/19, link
    • writing sample requested by email, 12/1 (x5)
    • phone interview scheduled, 12/15 (x4)
    • MLA interview scheduled, 12/20 (x3)
    • on-campus interview invitation, 1/15
    • offer extended, 3/15
    • offer accepted, 3/25
    • rejection letter received, 4/1

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions []

  1. Arizona SU, asst. prof., environmental humanities, migration studies, or medical humanities/disability studies, due 12/21/19, link
    • Zoom interview request, 1/7 (x4)
    • Rejection email (after on-campus interview), indicating that position has been filled, 3/3
  2. Auburn U (AL), asst. prof., due 11/1/19, link
    • Zoom interview request, 11/21 (x3)
    • Campus interview request, 12/9
    • Rejection email (after Zoom interview), noting position has been filled, 2/18 (x2)
    • Offer accepted, link
  3. Carleton C (MN), asst. prof., due 9/1/19, link
    • Skype interview request, 9/28
    • Campus interviews scheduled
    • Rejection letter received, 12/2 (x3)
    • Offer accepted
  4. Emory U (GA), asst. prof., transnational/migration studies, due 10/15/19, link
    • Skype/Zoom interview requested, 12/5 (x5)
    • Campus interview invitation, 12/17
    • Rejection email (post-online interview) received, 2/25 (x1)
    • Offer extended, 2/12
    • Offer accepted, 2/21 link
  5. Georgia Institute of Technology, asst. or advanced asst. prof., due 11/4/19, link 
    • Skype Interview Request, 11/8 (x5)
    • Campus visit request, 11/25
    • Offer accepted
  6. Harvard U (MA), asst. prof., due 10/1/19, link
    • Zoom interview request, 10/16 (x2)
    • Rejection email (no interview request), 11/14 (x4)
    • Campus interviews scheduled, 11/14
    • Informed of alternate status, 11/14 (x6)
    • Offer extended (reliable second-hand information)
    • Offer accepted
  7. Indiana U Bloomington, asst. or assoc. prof., early Germanic langs., due 11/15/19, link
    • Interviews requested
    • Campus Visits scheduled
    • Offer extended
  8. Iowa SU, asst. prof., 20th/21st C, due 11/15/19, link
    • Skype Interview Request, 11/25 (x4)
    • Campus interview request, 12/19
    • Position filled
  9. Kalamazoo C (MI), asst. prof., due 9/15/19, link
    • Zoom interview request, 10/16 (x4)
    • Campus interview request, 11/5
    • Offer accepted
  10. Lafayette C (PA), asst. prof., due 10/25/19, link
    • Teleconference interview request, 11/15 (x2)
    • Campus interview request, 12/23
    • Offer extended
  11. New York U, asst. prof., 20th/21st C, due 11/1/19, link
    • Skype interview request, 11/26
    • Campus interview request, 12/18
    • Search "put on hold"/canceled 3/23
  12. Occidental C (CA), asst. prof., due 11/1/19, link
    • Skype interview request, 11/27 (x2)
    • Campus interview scheduled, 12/14
    • Rejection email (no interview), detailing finalists have been selected, 3/11
  13. U of Arizona, asst. prof., post-1700, due 11/4/19, link
    • MLA Interview request, 11/22 (x5)
    • Campus interviews scheduled, 1/11
    • Rejected after MLA interview, 1/19 (x2)
    • Offer accepted
  14. U of California, Santa Barbara, asst. prof., history and theory of digital humanities, due 11/22/19, link
    • Zoom Interview request, 12/17 (x2)
    • Campus interviews scheduled, 1/25
    • Rejection email received indicating position filled, 3/31
  15. U of Central Oklahoma, asst. prof., 18th C, link
    • MLA interview request, 12/12 (x2)
    • Offer extended
    • Offer accepted
  16. U of Louisville (KY), asst. prof., due 9/15/19, link
    • Skype interview requested, 10/25 (x4)
    • Campus interview scheduled, 11/6 (x2)
    • Rejection email received indicating position filled, 12/6 (x3)
  17. U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, asst. or assoc. prof., German-Jewish studies, review begins 10/31/19, link
    • Interview requested, 11/14
    • Campus interview request, 12/6
    • Offer extended, 2/14
    • Offer accepted, link
  18. U of Puget Sound (WA), asst. prof., German lit. and culture from 1890-1949, due 10/1/19, link
    • Skype interview requested, 10/29 (x3)
    • Campus interview scheduled, 11/12
    • Offer extended, 12/11
    • Offer accepted, 12/13
  19. Vanderbilt U (TN), asst. prof., due 11/1/19, link
    • Supplementary material requested, 11/12 (x3)
    • Skype interview requested, 11/21 (x2)
    • Rejection email (no interview request), 11/21 (x4)
    • Informed of alternate status
    • rejection email after interview, 12/17 (x2)
    • Offer accepted
  20. Wheaton C (IL), asst. prof., link

Senior Faculty Positions[]

  1. U of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, chair of department and full or assoc. prof., review begins 12/1/19 link
  2. U of British Columbia, head of dept. and full or assoc. prof., due 8/26/19, link
  3. U of North Carolina, Greensboro, assoc. or full prof., open, review begins 11/15/19, link
    • Skype interview invitation, 11/20

Visiting/Non-Tenure Track/Term-Limited Faculty Positions[]

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2019-2020

  1. Baldwin Wallace U (OH), 3-yr. asst. prof., due 11/25/19, link
    • Letters of recommendation requested, 11/26
    • Skype interview requested, 12/8
  2. Bucknell U (PA), 1-year, visiting asst. prof., review begins 3/16/20, link
    • Search suspended (Notified by email), 3/23
  3. Centre C (KY), 2-yr. visiting instructor or visiting asst. prof., review begins 3/16/20, link
    • Interview request, 4/5
    • Further interviews and teaching demo requested, 4/15
    • Position filled, 5/8
  4. Colgate U (NY), 1-yr. visiting asst. prof., review begins 3/16/20, link
    • Search suspended (notified by email), 3/30
    • Search canceled (notified by email), 4/16
  5. C of Saint Benedict and Saint John's U (MN), 2-yr. visiting asst. prof., open, review begins 3/9/20, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 3/19
    • Search has been canceled and converted into a three-course adjunct positon (notified by email), 5/26
  6. Dalhousie U (Nova Scotia), 3-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 1/17/20, link
  7. Furman U (SC), 2-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 3/10/20, link
    • Zoom interview request, 4/4
    • Email stating position filled, 4/27
  8. Gettysburg C (PA), 1-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 3/1/20, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 3/16 
    • Search has been canceled (notified by email), 4/16
  9. Kenyon C (OH), 2-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 1/8/20, link
    • Video interview requested, 1/23 (x3)
    • Rejection email (no interview), indicating position has been filled (4/16)
  10. Middlebury C (VT), 3-yr. visiting asst. prof., open, due 12/16/19, link
    • Skype interview requested, 1/22
    • Campus interviews scheduled
    • Email noting search has been canceled, 4/27
  11. Northeastern U (MA), 1-yr. visiting lecturer in German and writing, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 4/27
    • rejection email after interview, 5/19
  12. Oklahoma State University (OK), 1-yr, visiting asst. prof., open, due 7/17/20, Link
  13. Skidmore C (NY), 2-yr. visiting asst. prof., open, due 2/29/20, link
    • Phone interview scheduled, 3/12/20 (x3)
    • (Virtual) campus visit scheduled, 3/21
    • Offer extended, 4/7
    • Offer accepted, 4/14
  14. Southern Illinois U, Carbondale (IL), 1-yr., asst. prof. of practice (part-time, 2-3 courses per semester), due 6/8/20, link
  15. St. Norbert C (WI), 1-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 11/1/19, link
    • Interview requested, 11/18 (x2)
  16. The C of Wooster (OH), 1-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 1/15/20, link
    • Rejection indicating position has been filled, 4/9
  17. U of Kansas, 2-yr. visiting asst. prof., post-1945, due 12/15/19, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 2/4 (x4)
    • Second Zoom interview requested, 3/17 (x2)
    • Offer extended, 3/24
    • Offer accepted, 3/30
  18. U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1-year teaching asst. prof., review beings 4/8/20, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 5/23
    • Rejection e-mail indicating position filled, 6/8
  19. U of the South(TN), 1-semester visiting asst. prof., review begins 3/20/20, link
    • Search has been canceled (notified by email), 5/13
  20. Wake Forest U (NC), 1-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 2/23/20, link
    • Skype interview requested, 3/2
    • Rejection e-mail received, 4/7
  21. Whitman College (WA), 1-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 6/15, link

Applied Linguistics/Language Coordinator/Pedagogy/Program Director Positions[]

  1. Indiana U, lecturer and outreach coordinator, due 12/1/19, link
    • Interview requested, 12/14
    • rejection letter indicating position filled, 12/23
  2. U of Alabama, 3-yr. asst. prof., German for engineers, due 12/1/19, link
  3. U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, teaching asst. prof. and lang. program coordinator, review begins 10/20/19, link
    • Skype interview requested, 11/7 (x4)
    • Did anyone hear anything?? [I had an interview and have not heard anything yet, 12/9]
    • Rejection email (no interview) received indicating position filled, 12/13
    • Rejection email (after interview) indicating position filled, 12/13
  4. U of Texas, Austin, asst. or assoc. prof., digital learning, due 11/8/19, link 
    • Rejection email (no interview request), 11/15 (x2)
    • Skype interview requested, 11/15
    • Applied; received neither rejection email nor interview request, 11/29 (x1)
    • On-campus interview invitation, 12/12 (x1)
    • Rejection email (after interview) received indicating position filled
  5. U of Wisconsin, La Crosse, asst. prof., world lang. education, review begins 10/4/19, link -
    • Video interview requested, 10/7
    • Search has been cancelled

Renewable Non-Tenure Track Lecturer/Instructor Positions[]

  1. Boston U (MA), lecturer, due 11/1/19, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 12/2
    • Campus interviews scheduled 
    • Rejection email (after video interview), 2/18
  2. Emory U (GA), full-time lecturer-track position, due 3/30/20, link
    • Search has been cancelled
  3. Hillsdale C (MI), 5-yr. asst. prof., due 11/22/19, link
    • MLA interview request, 11/27 (x2)
    • Campus interview scheduled, 1/14
    • Offer extended, 2/14
    • Offer accepted, 2/1
  4. Iowa State U, lecturer, beginning language and advanced content courses, due 5/22/20, link
    • Webex interview request, 5/26
    • Offer extended, 6/8
    • Offer accepted, 6/10
  5. Loyola U Maryland (MD). 1-yr. full-time German lecturer, renewable, review begins 3/30/20, open until filled, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 5/6
  6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, senior lecturer, due 9/16/19, link
    • Skype interview request, 10/3 (x2)
    • Campus interview scheduled, 10/22 
    • Offer extended, 12/2
    • Offer accepted, 12/7
    • Rejection letter, no interview, 12/12
  7. Northern Kentucky U, lecturer, link
    • Zoom interview requested, 1/23 (2x)
    • Rejection email indicating position filled, 3/17
  8. Rhodes C (TN), 2-yr. asst. prof., review begins 9/25/19, link
    • Search has been cancelled
  9. Stanford U (CA), 3-yr. Lecturer in German (Language Center), renewable, due 04/15/20, link                  
    • Search temporarily suspended (notified by email), 4/4
  10. St. Olaf C (MN), 3-yr. asst. prof.-level with possiblity of renewal, review begins 1/10/20, link
    • Video interview requested, 1/20 (x2)
    • Campus interview invitation 1/30
    • Rejection email, no interview, 2/4 (x6)
    • Offer extended and accepted, 3/9
  11. U of North Carolina, Asheville, Lecturer in German, open until filled, link  (Fall 2020 only. This was not clearly indicated in the original job posting, which has now been updated.)
    • Zoom interview requested, 4/8 (x2)
    • Second Zoom interview requested, 4/16
    • Rejection email indicating position filled, 5/12
  12. U of North Georgia, lecturer, link
  13. U of Notre Dame (IN), asst. teaching prof., due 10/27/19, link  
    • Supplementary material requested, 11/8 (x3)  
    • Zoom interview requested, 12/3 (x3)
    • Rejection letter received, 12/4
    • Campus interview scheduled, 12/20 (x2)
    • Rejection email (after interview) indicating position filled, 2/20
  14. Weber SU (UT), 2-yr. visiting asst. prof., due 11/29/19, link
    • Skype interview requested, 12/10
    • Campus interview scheduled, 12/23
    • Rejection email indicating position filled, 4/8
  15. Wellesley C(MA), 1-yr. visiting lecturer, renewable, 2/24/20, link
    • Interviews scheduled, 3/10 (x2)
    • Rejection email indicating position filled, 5/18

Part-Time/Adjunct Positions[]

  1. St. Olaf C (MN), part-time adjunct German instructor, 2 courses for AY 2020-21, open until filled, link
  • Offer extended and accepted, June 2020

Spring 2020 Positions[]

  1. Arizona SU, lecturer, due 11/1/19, link
    • Video conference requested, 11/8
  2. Miami U (OH), visiting asst. prof. or instructor, due 10/15/19, link
    • Search has been cancelled 
  3. St Olaf C (MN), part-time adjunct German instructor, review begins 9/25/19, link
    • Search has been cancelled
  4. U of Maryland, College Park, 3-semester visiting asst. prof., due 11/1/19, link
    • Video conference request, 11/11
  5. Williams C (MA), visiting asst. prof. or lecturer, due 10/12/19 link
    • Skype interview request, 11/5

Faculty Positions outside of Canada and the U.S.[]

  1. Aristotle U of Thessaloniki (Greece), full prof., German and comparative lit., due 9/19/19, link
  2. Australian National U, lecturer/asst. prof., German Studies, due 10/4/19, link
    • Skype interview requested, 10/14 (x4)
    • Offer extended, 11/12
    • Rejection received (no interview), 11/17 (x4)
    • Offer accepted, 11/26
  3. Bowling Green SU (Austria), director in Salzburg, due 12/4/19, link
    • Skype interview request, 1/16
  4. Durham U (UK), 1-yr. teaching fellow in German, due 9/10/19, link
  5. Durham U (UK), asst. prof., due 1/9/20, link
    • Rejection received (no interview), 1/27
    • Skype interview request, 1/27
  6. Shanghai Normal U (China), language instructor, German, due 10/20/19, link
  7. U of Bielefeld (Germany), assoc. prof., Kinder- und Jugendliteratur (W2), due 9/30/19, link
  8. U of Bielefeld (Germany), asst. prof., W1-Professur mit Tenure Track nach W2 für Neuere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Literaturtheorie/Digital Humanities, due 9/30/19, link
  9. U of Erfurt (Germany), W3 position in Deutschdidaktik, due 5/20, link
  10. U of Exeter (UK), lecturer, due 2/24/20, link
    • Rejection received (no interview), 3/3 (x2)
  11. U of Heidelberg (Germany), full prof., Professur (W3) für germanistische Sprachwissenschaft mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Sprachgeschichte, due 10/6/19, link
  12. U of Hildesheim (Germany) W2/W3 position in Didaktik der deutschen Literatur, due 4/15, link
  13. U of Mainz (Germany), asst. prof., Junior Professorship in Modern German Literary Studies/Literature Didactics, due 09/07/19, link
  14. U of Passau (Germany), full prof., Lehrstuhl für Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft (W3), due 10/10/19, link
  15. U of Potsdam (Germany), assoc. prof., Germanistische Linguistik/Sprachgebrauch (W2 or W3), due 8/29/19, link
  16. U of Vienna (Austria), asst. prof., Kinder- und Jugendliteratur, due 9/18/19, link

Multi-Language Faculty Positions[]

  1. Heidelberg U (OH), 2-yr. asst. prof. of German and Spanish, review begins immediately, link
    • Rejection email received (no interview), 11/19

Other Germanic Languages[]

Other German-Related Faculty Positions[]

NOTE: German History positions are posted at European History 2019-2020

  1. U of California, Los Angeles, asst. prof. of European langs. and transcultural Europe (1000-1700), due 10/21/19, link
    • Campus visit scheduled without preliminary interviews according to French Wiki, 1/14
    • rejection email (no interview) indicating position filled, 5/14
  2. U of Notre Dame (IN), open rank prof. in digital humanities and pre-modern studies, due 11/15/19, link
  3. Villanova U (PA), asst. prof. of philosophy, German critical theory and its extensions, due 10/17/19, link  


Change the count in the category to which you belong. This permits us to have somewhat of an overview on the nature of the market demographics in German Studies. 

ABD (early):

ABD (will finish this academic year): 9

Ph.D. in hand (visiting asst. prof., lecturer/senior lecturer, post-doc, adjunct): 10

Ph.D. in hand (alt ac):

Ph.D. in hand (unemployed):1

Assistant Professor: 1

Associate Professor:

Full Professor: 

Search Committee Member: 2

Lurker: 4

Concerned grandmother:

Faculty "Job Coach":  1 (mentor)


  1. Re: Kalamazoo C.: just FYI: This is not here to discourage or encourage anybody either way, but these are the circumstances under which the position is available.
    • Re: Kalamazoo C: FYI: The internal candidate is the department co-chair's partner. Not to discourage or encourage anybody either way.
    • Update: the supposed internal candidate did not receive this position.
  2. U of Puget Sound position: inside candidate
    • Same can be said for many of the others as well
    • Having been the inside candidate somewhere last year, I can tell you that I was still not the first choice for the new hire.
    • Same here. Definitely don't assume the inside candidate has the job. Now, is it ethical for departments to hire people for visiting positions and then not into the TT job? That's another question. But that isn't on us as candidates. Apply for everything. You never know.
    • Senior academic and frequent search committee member here. Can only second what previous posters have said. This trend for anonymous Wiki warnings about "OMG, inside candidate!" is stupid and harmful. Yes, many hiring institutions will already have a visiting person. No, that doesn't mean the person is a lock for a job, or even necessarily that they have an advantage over anybody else. New lines don't fall from the sky, especially not in this economy. They usually only become available when a current faculty member retires/leaves, and that doesn't always happen on a predictable schedule. If it's too late to run a full-blown search for the following year, institutions are forced to hire a visitor to cover the gap. Visiting searches draw FAR fewer applicants than TT or long-term searches do and oftentimes are governed by different criteria than long-term searches (for example: can you cover exactly those courses we were already forced to put on the books for next year?). Do you really think a university is not going to conduct a rigorous and impartial search the following year, simply because the current visitor was one of the lucky few to apply the prior year and now it would be "unethical" not to employ them beyond the bounds of the original contract?
      • Yes, we all know that, but it would be nice if senior faculty (many of whom would not at all be competitve in the current job market) would acknowledge that this system of thankless one-year positions and the expectation that people have the ability to uproot their lives every year for several years, only to be passed over for a shiny new Ivy league grad (don't even get me started on the blatant classism of academia), is pretty darn "stupid and harmful." 
      • I fully second the above. Also, to the "senior academic:" thank you for your insight, but there is a way to communicate what you did in a more productive manner. There is really no need for the lecturing and partially bitter/aggressive tone you employ in your response. This Wiki page is there to support those who have been and continue to be on the job market - we do our best to be highly aware of all situations (unpredictable schedules, budgets, Dean/Provost/President politics re: budgets, department politics, the alignment of stars needed for a new TT line to come in, etc.) and do understand that there are colleges/universities who conduct rigorous and impartial searches. However, we have also seen our fair share of "blatant classicm" and "choosing the internal candidate although internal candidate's research credentials and teaching are weak" first-hand. 
      • It might also be worth adding that not all inside candidates are the same. If someone was hired this May, and the institution is now doing a search for a sort of similar sounding position, all bets are off. If someone was hired several years ago, and the search is weirdly specific in its wording, it really might be worth considering whether you want to take the time to apply. In this sense, it is certainly helpful when we use the wiki to share knowledge of inside candidates. We are all competent enough to know how to weight that in our decisions of whether to apply. Similarly, the ethics depend on timeline. The responsibility a department has to someone hired in May is different than to someone hired in January. Unfortunately, some departments violate MLA guidelines by hiring short term people on a tenure-track search timeline. If such a decision is made, those departments absolutely have an ethical responsibity towards those candidates. Senior faculty should not act as if they can do nothing but play the hand they've been dealt. We all know there are all kinds of constraints, but there are also possibilities, even risky ones, for resistance.
  3. Just as a reminder: if the institution features the name of the state where the institution is located, the addition of the state abbreviations next to the institution's name is redundant and unnecessary, which is why it is typically removed.
    • Before adding a job, please also check to see if it is already posted in one of the sections.
  4. Anyone know if the NYU position is a replacement for Avital Ronell?
    • No it is not. 
  5. Please note: "WHEATON COLLEGE is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant."
    • Here's a link:  If you're wondering whether you could work at this institution, just take a glance. Many colleges are religiously affiliated, and what that means varies tremendously. There are institutions with similarly worded requirements that ultimately just say something vague about faculty leading a life "open to the spiritual". This case is very different, but you can't know that without doing a little more than noting what is plainly written in the job ad.
    • Who cares. Every other job requires you to be feminist and pro-LGBT, are you that upset by a single exception?
    • I don't think whoever posted this statement expressed any sort of judgment or that they were upset about it. It seems they were just making it known so that potential applicants can accurately judge whether they would be a good fit for this particular institution because a requirement like this is the exception. Of course, we have every right to be upset. This institution's religious views are explicitly anti-LGTBQ+. As a private institution, this is not illegal, but absolutely immoral and goes against everything higher education stands for. I find the tone of the previous reply deeply offensive and aggressive.
    • I am offended by your desire to outlaw moralities that differ from your own. I find it rather aggressive, dare I say violent. Needless to say, I hope you'll be boycotting this application.
    • To the person directly above this comment: The previous commenter was not advocating to outlaw moralities different from their own. They simply offered up their own view/moral compass, specifically writing that (in their opinion) "the institution's religious views are...absolutely immoral" and that they go "against everything higher education stands for." Nowhere did they write that Wheaton's approach should be outlawed. Also, every "other job" does NOT REQUIRE you to "be feminist and pro-LGBTQ+" - when one has to write a DIVERSITY statement, one writes about an overall philosophy that includes everyone (including working with conservative/orthodox Jewish students, for example, if that is the case for someone). The fact that there is more emphasis on feminism, LGBTQ+, African Americans, etc. is because certain groups have experienced and continue to experience unbelievable hardship.
    • The respondent who posted #2 and #4 is being needlessly rude and aggressive. But it is also the case that there's no need to single out Wheaton or similar schools with special explanations like the one posted. It's the applicant's job to know the schools they're applying to, and the wide range of what a religious affiliation might mean should be well known to anyone on the market. Wheaton doesn't hide its commitments. The initial warning does actually suggest its writer holds some problematic views about religious/evangelical schools. Is a department home to a serial harasser? In that case (which we've seen before), then sure, a tip can be useful here, since that's not readily apparent information. But we don't need a special note to let us know that Wheaton is serious about its religious mission.
  6. Has anyone heard anything from/in regards to the Emory TT position? Last year they exhibited similar radio silence so I'm wondering if it's the same this time around.
    • I haven't heard anything, either. It says in the posting that they plan to hold first-round interviews in the second week of December, so I imagine they will extend invitations for interviews within the next week.
  7. Anyone out there heard anything from Georgia Tech post-interview? I was under the impression that they'd contact us a couple weeks after Thanksgiving or so. Perhaps not hearing back yet re: a campus visit is a bad sign and I need to give up hope of anything materializing from the agony that was the Fall 2019 application season. Thanks.
    • Also had a virtual interview and heard nothing. I assume no news is bad news. They actually told me they would be reaching out BEFORE Thanksgiving (I guess only to the successful candidates, though they sort of made it sound like they would notify everyone?). 
    • Thank you for letting me know, and best of luck with the job search. I hope they found the candidate they were looking for. Wishing you much happiness and success in 2020! 
    • Yes, the on-campus interviews are scheduled. I am not among the finalists, but I know two people who are.  
  8. Has anyone heard anything about the UCLA position? No one in any language seems to know anything about it. Thanks!
    • Nothing here, but it's kind of like last year when there also seemed to be barely any information about the two positions for the same program.
  9. Does anyone know if the campus visit request from U of Arizona is real? 1/11 seems strangely early and contradictory to an email I received from them that same day. Thanks for sharing any information you might have to gauge at what stage they are.
    • I know for a fact they have been scheduling campus interviews over the past few days and the 1/11 date is real. I'm not sure if you heard from them in the meantime, but in either case: wishing you the best of luck. 
  10. Has anyone heard anything about Iowa State? They held Zoom/first-round interviews in early December but I haven't heard anything since then. Thank you to whomever knows/is willing to share information.
    • I updated the status. Campus visits were last and this week.
    • Thank you!
  11. Hallo! Has anyone heard anything on the Oklahoma or Salzburg positions. Much appreciated! Danke!
  12. Hello all, I am wondering if anyone here has more information about when the search at Stanford might be continued. I see that an email was sent out, presumably to someone who had already applied with this information. Any information you give would be of great benefit. Many thanks again - best wishes.
  • The email only said that the search is postponed (due to the coronavirus situation and hiring freezes) but that applications will stay on file and they will reach out to candidates when the situation is resolved. No new due date or any other specifications were given. I will update the information here as soon as I hear anything else. 

13. Tried to update, then undo update under NTT listings. Not sure how to clean up. SORRY! -- Luddite

14. I just moved the Iowa State lecturer position to term-limited positions and then back to renewable. Sorry about the confusion. Can't help but wonder how anyone is supposed to teach seven (7!) courses part-time.

15. The Iowa State position is 6 courses. It is designated as "part-time" by the university, but is a 3-3 load with full benefits. (Someone with knowledge about this position)

  • Thanks for claryfying! The job posting says "The teaching duties include six courses in beginning language and culture and an advanced course in language and culture", though, which would be seven courses.
  • Working to fix this!
  • Okay, the language has been updated: "The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Iowa State University is seeking a Lecturer in German to teach introductory and intermediate courses in language, literature, and culture. The teaching duties include six courses: in beginning language and culture and advanced courses in language and culture. This position will also have the opportunity to participate fully in the scholarly and professional life of the department. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively in English with students, faculty, and staff."
  • Great, thank you!
  • No problem. Also, the due date is now 5/22/20