Job Search: Kurrelmeyer Chair in German

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The German Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University is searching for a senior scholar (full or advanced associate professor) with a distinguished research record and a national and international reputation to occupy the endowed Kurrelmeyer Chair of German. The program is committed to the philosophical exploration of literature from 1750 onward. The candidate is expected to have a broad background in German thought and literature in a comparative and interdisciplinary context, preferably in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Desirable fields of expertise include: environmental humanities; literature and philosophy; literature and law; race and ethnicity studies; German engagement with Africa, Asia, and the Americas; religious studies; and reception of antiquity in modernity. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2017, but applications will be accepted through October 21, 2017.

Applicants should send a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, and the names of three referees to Interfolio at this address:

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