The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado seeks a full-time instructor of Scandinavian literature and culture. Three-year appointment with possibility of renewal, starting August 2017. A strong generalist background is required, with ability to teach core curriculum courses in English on topics including Icelandic sagas, the Vikings, mythology, and the cultures of the Nordic region. The instructor will also coordinate Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) programs for the Nordic languages and perform some additional departmental service. The University of Colorado offers a Nordic Studies minor. Qualifications: M.A. in Scandinavian Studies or a closely related field and at least one year of college-level teaching experience, which may be attained during the graduate study teaching. Native or near-native proficiency in one of Nordic languages expected. Upload letter of application, CV, and list of three confidential references at CU Careers, http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers, posting 06885. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
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