Lecturer, German

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Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Modern Languages & Literature
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Rollins, a private liberal arts college in central Florida, invites applications for a lecturer position to teach German courses at all levels and in other areas of expertise, beginning Fall 2020.  

The selected candidate will collaborate to further the development of the curriculum in German, develop and establish collaborations with programs and departments on campus, and integrate interdisciplinary approaches. Special preference will be given to those candidates with experience in study abroad, community service in the classroom, as well as innovative teaching pedagogies. The preferred candidate will be able to make meaningful contributions and increase the diversity of course offerings across campus programs such as the college’s general education curriculum, European Studies, the study of the Holocaust, etc.  


  • A PhD in German Language and Culture at the time of appointment. 
  • Native or near-native fluency in German and English
  • Abilities in multiple languages preferred
  • A record of successful teaching and pedagogical innovation with special attention paid to those with experience teaching at liberal arts institutions.
  • The teaching load is 4 courses per semester

Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. Rollins enrolls approximately 3,200 students in diverse degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Rollins ranks #1 or #2 annually among 128 Southern master's-level universities in the annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges," released by U.S. News & World Report. For additional information, please visit the College website at

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Teaching statement
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Three sets of of recent course evaluations (for German language courses)

Any questions should be sent directly to: Patricia Tomé, Ph.D., Chair of the Modern Languages and Literatures Department, Rollins College.

Preference will be given to candidates who apply by February 15, 2020. Review of candidates will begin on March 1, 2020. The position is open until filled.

Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 


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