The Department of German, Nordic and Slavic is accepting applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) position in transnational and transcultural humanistic Danish Studies. Appointment begins August 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research and teaching in some area(s) of Danish expressive culture—written, oral, visual, or sonic, past or present. The candidate will contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of Scandinavian Studies, a dynamic, multidisciplinary unit at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that offers undergraduate and graduate instruction in Nordic and Nordic American languages and cultures, past and present, and that has recently joined into a new, overarching Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study and possess native or near-native proficiency in Danish prior to start of appointment. Supplementary expertise in other cultures of the Nordic region or post-colonial Denmark highly desirable. Documented evidence of teaching excellence required. Applications consist of: a CV, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, and demonstration of teaching excellence (e.g. a teaching portfolio). Applicant materials and recommendations should be sent to Professor Tom DuBois, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, at firstname.lastname@example.org . To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 16, 2016. UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal employment employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive intellectual environment for students and faculty. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check is required prior to start of appointment.