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Assistant/Associate Professor, French Literature and Francophone Studies
Job SummaryThe Faculty of Liberal and Fine Arts is pleased to invite applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor, French Literature and Francophone Studies. This full-time appointment will begin 2 August 2018.
English Studies is seeking a faculty colleague with a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction; knowledge of current trends in pedagogy; evidence of excellence in teaching; and evidence of scholarly research and publications to teach in the Department of English and the Department of Foreign Languages. We encourage applications from professionals who can help us continue to prepare exceptional and ethical students.
Teach first-year writing and advanced writing courses; engage in research; assist in securing external grants and other funding opportunities; participate in curriculum review, revision and design; develop and participate in departmental projects; contribute to the development of teaching materials and serve on departmental, school and university-wide committees.
Candidates must have an earned PhD in French Literature or Francophone Studies or a related field from an accredited institution; excellent undergraduate teaching experience; specialization in any area of modern French and Francophone Studies and translations; and an active research agenda in Francophone Studies. Desirable specialties include: Literature in Translation; Francophone/Creole Caribbean Literature. Cross-disciplinary interests in the fields of theatre and performance studies are welcomed.