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The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures at Villanova University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track visiting professor in French and Francophone Studies beginning in the Fall of 2013. We seek a candidate with a specialization in Francophone literature and cultural studies with experience teaching a broad range of courses in Francophone studies, as well as a willingness to advise students and to contribute to shared governance with service. A Ph.D. in French and/or Francophone Studies is preferred; ABD considered. Native or near native fluency in French and English is required. Teaching load is 4 courses per semester.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu and complete a faculty profile. Online applications are to include a letter of interest, current and complete curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy, including courses the candidate would be interested in teaching.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian Order. An AA/EEO employer, Villanova seeks a diverse faculty committed to scholarship, service, and especially teaching, who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
Poste à pourvoir pour le 01.04.2013
Rémunération d’après les conventions tarifaires E13 TV-L FU
Descriptif du poste:
Enseignement : cours de FLE (16 heures de cours par semaine actuellement) dans les cursus proposés au Centre de Langues (Licence de philologie française, Licence d’Etudes pluridisciplinaires sur la France contemporaine, modules de français dans le cadre de la préparation à la vie professionnelle des étudiants d’autres disciplines académiques, Masters, y compris Master d’enseignement).Cours de civilisation sur la France et les pays francophones. Participation à l’élaboration et à l’organisation d’examens et de tests de langue, participation à l’organisation de la mobilité étudiante (Erasmus), de même qu’à l’élaboration de projets (FLE ou transversaux). Prise en charge de tâches de coordination au sein de la section de français du Centre de langues (en alternance).
Conditions impérativement requises:
Diplôme de fin d’études universitaires dans une discipline correspondant aux tâches d’enseignement. Au moins 3 ans d’expérience professionnelle en milieu universitaire dans l’enseignement des langues étrangères ou autre activité comparable. Compétences pédagogiques.
- Français langue maternelle ou niveau équivalent
- Bonne connaissance de l’allemand
- Expérience avérée de l’enseignement du FLE avec des profils d’étudiants comparables
- Qualification en didactique du FLE
- Expérience dans la conception et la mise en place de modules de formation en langue en milieu universitaire, dans la mise en œuvre du Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues (CECR) sur le plan de l’enseignement et de l’évaluation, dans l’élaboration d’examens et de tests
- expérience des nouveaux environnements d’apprentissage
- Capacité à travailler en équipe
Les dossiers de candidature (y compris un bref descriptif d’un cours déjà enseigné par la / le candidat-e) sont à adresser avant le 28.02.2013 à
Freie Universität Berlin
Direktorin, Frau Dr. Ruth Tobias
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
À compétences et diplômes équivalents, la candidature des personnes handicapées sera privilégiée. La FUB encourage vivement les candidatures féminines. Les frais de candidature, déplacement inclus, ne peuvent malheureusement pas être pris en charge par la FUB.
Le dossier de candidature ne sera pas restitué aux candidat-e-s. Prière de n’envoyer que les photocopies de vos documents.
Assistant Professor of French, tenure-track, beginning August 15, 2013. Generalist to teach French language, literature, and culture courses at all levels in the major, as well as cultural studies courses in English for our general education program. Strong commitment to teaching French language classes in a program grounded in ACTFL proficiency standards and evidence of classroom teaching effectiveness at the college level required. Ph.D. in French or related field. Specialty open, but the Department prefers candidates with expertise in French/Francophone studies post 1900. Maghreban or Sub-Saharan African focus desirable. Native or near-native fluency in French and English.
The French program offers students the opportunity to complete the traditional major, a French education track leading to P-12 teaching licensure or a business French track. French students study abroad at our exchange partner schools in Belgium, Canada, and France. Send letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, writing sample in English, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Horst Lange, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 201 Donaghey Avenue, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 72035. You are encouraged to apply using Interfolio Services. Review of applications will begin on December 1 and continue until the position is filled.
UCA is an AA/EOE employer and offers a competitive salary with generous retirement benefits. The department embraces all diversity, including, but not restricted to, diversity of race, language, culture, ethnic background, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, age, and socioeconomic background. www.uca.edu
Lecturer (French), Full-Time position
Closing date: December 3rd
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time lecturer position (instructional staff) in French language, beginning Fall 2013. Applicants should have native or near native competence in both French and English, plus a relevant degree in the area of language teaching. Extended experience demonstrating excellence in language teaching is essential. In addition, knowledge of latest language teaching technology is crucial.
The position requires a relevant MA or French equivalent in the field of FLE. Responsibilities include coordinating the French language courses, assisting faculty members in teaching introductory and intermediate French language, designing conversation courses, organizing extra-curricular events, and mentoring students. We are looking for a dynamic and an innovative individual with previous teaching experience at liberal arts colleges.
Candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Send a letter of application, including curriculum vitae, transcript of graduate study, a teaching portfolio, and at least three letters of recommendation by December 3rd to:
Professor M. Rice-Maximin
French Search Committee
Modern Languages and Literatures
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390
Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
College of Arts and Humanities
Modern and Classical Languages
Vacancy # 11902. Job link: http://jobs.fresnostate.edu/
California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to offer high quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelor's and master's levels, and in certain applied disciplines at the doctoral level. The current enrollment is approximately 20,000 students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, education, industry, business and government. The university was one of the first US Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its new Community Engagement Classification. Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 600,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within easy driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, Lake Tahoe, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.
French Assistant Professor - Academic Year
- California State University, Fresno is a learning-centered University. We believe learning thrives when a strong and active commitment to diversity is shared by all. This is because learning can only take place in a climate where differing points of view are welcome, and diversity of all kinds is valued by everyone.
- Fresno State has been recognized by the Federal government as an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
- Fresno State has been recognized in the Community Engagement classification by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
- Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
- Available for Academic Year: 2013/2014.
- Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
- Instructional Level: Undergraduate and Graduate
- This position is part of a University-wide Cohort that collaborates on research related to World
Cultures and Global issues.
Position Characteristics: The successful candidate will be expected to teach beginning, intermediate,
and advanced courses in the French language, as well as French and Francophone literatures and
cultures. The candidate will also be expected to develop and enhance appropriate curricular offerings;
supervise and assist student research; and maintain a productive research agenda, including publications,
presentations, and other professional activities. Other faculty responsibilities include: serving on
department, college, and university committees; engaging in community service and outreach; and
interacting with faculty and students in related fields. The candidate may also be called upon to supervise
French language classes and instructors. This position is part of a University-wide cohort hiring initiative in the area of World Cultures and Globalization, and as such there are unique opportunities for the successful candidate to pursue integrative research efforts, collaborative projects, and shared program/course developments within this cohort. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop web-enhanced or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the program, department, and college. Given that California State University, Fresno is a Hispanic serving institution, preference will be given to those candidates who can teach French to native Spanish speakers.
Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate in French or the equivalent is required for appointment to a tenure-track position.
Teaching Or Other Experience: Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and
research; a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching; and a willingness to actively participate in the
life and development of the French program. Native or near-native fluency in French is required. The
successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment and/or ability to work with diverse faculty, staff,
and students. The University is committed to promoting the success of all, and to reducing the barriers to
success related to differences in areas such as race, ethnicity, culture, disability, and more. Candidates
who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area. For additional information on the University's commitment to diversity visit: www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity.
Other Requirements: This position may require the satisfactory completion of a background check. This
may include, submitting fingerprints to the LiveScan Print Services, and evidence of degree(s) and/or
certification(s) at or prior to the appointment. California State University, Fresno publishes an Annual
Safety and Security/Fire Safety Report in October. This report is provided in compliance with the 1998
Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and California Education Code section 67380. The report includes three calendar years of select campus crime statistics and it includes security policies and procedures for the campus. Applicants, students, and employees can obtain a copy of this report from the web site:
www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml or by contacting the Campus Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity: California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
Application Instructions: Complete an online application and attach (1) cover letter (outlining your interests in teaching and research); (2) Curriculum Vitae (listing five references; not among letters of recommendations); (3) sample course syllabi; (4) representative copies of course evaluations. The application is available at http://jobs.csufresno.edu. In addition to the online application, send three letters of recommendation (dated within the last twelve months; not among references in C.V.), official graduate transcripts, and any relevant materials that cannot be uploaded to the following address (please note that materials will not be returned): Dr. Ted L. L. Bergman, Search Committee Chair, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, California State University, 5245 N. Backer Ave, Fresno, CA 93740-8030.
Open Until Filled: To ensure the full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by 11/15/2012. Searches automatically close on 4/1/2013 if not filled.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform you that we can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work
in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and authorization to accept employment.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of French with specialization in pre-nineteenth-century literature and/or culture. Ph.D required. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program, teach primarily at the intermediate and advanced levels, and advise undergraduate and graduate master's students, in addition to professional contributions and service. Native or near-native ability in French is required.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups and from people with disabilities.
Applications must be made online, and are to include cover letter, CV, and contact information of 3 references. To apply: Fill out application at www.uvmjobs.com. Search for the position using department name (Romance Languages and Linguistics) only. Attach cover letter and CV to the application. Inquiries: Joyce Boyer (firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-656-1368). The Department will begin reviewing applications as they come in and interview candidates at the MLA Convention in Boston on January 3rd - 6th. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Earlham College invites applications for a three-semester visiting instructor or assistant professor of French and Francophone Studies. The position entails a two-thirds (2 courses) teaching contract for spring 2013 (with some benefits) followed by a full-time (6 courses) contract for the academic year 2013-14 (with full-time benefits).
We seek a generalist with extensive experience in and a passion for teaching beginning and intermediate language courses and the ability to offer an upper-level course in our program. The candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and an interest in involvement with students beyond the classroom, e.g., in French House, in advising special projects, in organizing events, etc. PhD or ABD strongly preferred. Earlham welcomes applications from people sympathetic to social justice, simplicity, consensus seeking, and other Quaker values.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Jane Niccum, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin October 26 and continue until the position is filled.
Please address questions to Aletha Stahl: firstname.lastname@example.org, 765-983-1452.
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Earlham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students. The Faculty of Arts at the University of Sydney has a proud history and a tradition of intellectual rigour.
The School of Languages and Cultures offers the widest range of undergraduate and postgraduate language studies in Australia. It is a centre for European, Asian and Middle Eastern studies. Its academics are committed to excellence in teaching and to research in the languages, cultures and societies with which they are associated.
The Department of French Studies is seeking to make an appointment to the McCaughey Professor of French Studies. The McCaughey Chair was created in 1920 and the department is the oldest and the largest French department in Australia with around 1200 students. The department has a distinguished reputation in French studies internationally. Its staff are actively involved in research over a broad range of fields including literature, cinema, social sciences, linguistics, translation, medieval studies and francophone studies.
To succeed you will be a scholar of international distinction with an outstanding record in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and in academic administration. You will provide academic leadership, enhance the research profile of the department nationally and internationally and contribute to its ongoing teaching and research supervision. You will be expected to represent the whole discipline internationally and in the local community, to work with members of the department, the Head of School, Professor Jeffrey Riegel, and the Professor of European Studies, Professor Peter Morgan, in devising and implementing innovative teaching programs and research collaborations.
To be appointed as Professor you must demonstrate:
- native or near native competency in French and cross-cultural sensitivity
- a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field within French studies
- outstanding scholarship and research of international standing in French studies with a breadth of interests and a sympathy for other research interests represented in the school
- a record of success in obtaining external research funding
- successful supervision of research higher degree students and course development
- a proven record of leading research teams with vision and enthusiasm, working collaboratively across sectors and disciplines
- a strong commitment to the importance of teaching at all levels and to innovation in curriculum design and teaching methods, together with a distinguished personal contribution to teaching in French and in English
- an interest in encouraging collaborations in teaching and research in Australia and with colleagues and funding bodies overseas
- excellent people management skills and a willingness and ability to perform high-level administrative tasks
- ability to provide leadership in policy development in a discipline and to represent the faculty’s interests within the University and the wider community both scholarly and general.
For more information and to apply, visit sydney.edu.au/positions and search by the reference number 363/0210A. CLOSING DATE: 7 October 2012
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month Department Chair who also qualifies as a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor in one of the languages taught in the Department of Foreign Languages (DFL), which begins July 1, 2013. Candidates should possess expertise in one of the languages taught in the DFL and experience in academic administration. Responsibilities will include administration, teaching, scholarship, and service. An earned doctorate in one of the languages taught is required.
Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, KSU currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources.
Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by November 1, 2012,
For a full description of this position and application procedures, go to www.kennesaw.edu/facultypositions.
Kennesaw State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Appel à candidatures pour des postes de maître de conférences ou maître de conférences HDR
Département de français
Faculté des sciences humaines
Université Bar-Ilan (Israël)
En attente de confirmation budgétaire, le département de français de l'Université Bar-Ilan invite des candidatures pour deux postes au niveau de « Lecturer » ou de « Senior Lecturer » (Maître de conférences ou Maître de conférences HDR), à commencer en octobre 2013 et menant à la titularisation (tenure-track) dans les domaines suivants :
Enseignement du français langue étrangère (FLE)
Enseignement de la littérature et de la culture françaises et francophones
Exigences des postes:
1. FLE: Les candidats doivent posséder un dossier de recherche et une excellente expérience en matière d’enseignement dans l'un des domaines suivants : didactique et (nouvelles) méthodologies FLE, linguistique appliquée, enseignement bilingue, technologies de l'information et de la communication pour enseignants FLE, pratiques de l'oral et de l'écrit. Nous cherchons un candidat qui puisse par ailleurs animer des activités culturelles et langagières supplémentaires au sein du département. Les candidats seront de préférence activement engagés dans la recherche et la publication universitaire, mais le poste à pourvoir est essentiellement un poste d'enseignant avec16 heures par semaine pour le français débutants et avancés, l'expression orale et écrite et la grammaire. La personne recherchée doit posséder une excellente maîtrise du français et de l’hébreu.
2. Littérature et culture françaises et francophones en hébreu et en français : les candidats doivent posséder une expertise dans tout domaine de la littérature ou de la culture à partir du 17ème siècle jusqu'à nos jours, mais seront particulièrement bienvenus ceux qui peuvent enseigner toutes les époques modernes ou qui se spécialisent en outre dans un aspect de la littérature et de la culture francophones comme le Québec, les Antilles, le Maghreb ou l'Afrique sub-saharienne. Comme les cours se déroulent en hébreu et en français, il est souhaitable que les candidats aient un excellent niveau des deux langues. En particulier, les personnes recherchées devraient enseigner en hébreu des cours magistraux (cours d'introduction) de culture et de littérature françaises aux étudiants de BA en première et seconde années, couvrant les époques allant du moyen âge à l'ancien régime (Intro 1) et du 18ème au 21ème siècles (Intro 2).
Les candidats aux deux postes doivent faire preuve d'une forte base théorique et culturelle et manifester un intérêt pour la collaboration interdisciplinaire. Des spécialistes en analyse du discours - école française - sont aussi invités à présenter leur candidature. Les candidats intéressés doivent être prêts à s'engager dans une carrière de recherche nécessitant la publication dans des revues scientifiques cotées et la demande de fonds de recherches.
Les candidats doivent avoir obtenu leur doctorat avant le mois de juillet 2013 au plus tard. Veuillez envoyer en version imprimée une lettre de motivation et un CV détaillé à l'adresse indiquée ci-dessous avant le 15 novembre 2012. En plus, trois lettres de recommandation doivent parvenir directement à cette adresse avant la date indiquée (les lettres de recommandations peuvent être envoyées par courriel). Les candidats sélectionnés seront priés de soumettre ultérieurement un choix de leurs travaux.
Pour plus d'information sur le département de français à l'Université Bar-Ilan, veuillez consulter notre site : http://french.biu.ac.il/fr/
Pour l'envoi des dossiers:
Dr Galia Yanoshevsky
Chair, Department of French Culture
Pour l'envoi des lettres of recommandation, et toute question éventuelle veuillez écrire à Galia.Yanoshevsky@biu.ac.il
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Foreign Languages and Literatures Section invites applications for a tenure-track position in French Studies at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2013 (employment begins July 1, 2013). Candidates must hold a completed Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the start of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with 1) two years of academic teaching experience at the college or university level and 2) clear evidence of scholarly development. Duties include: teaching courses at the undergraduate level, devising a variety of mid-tier and upper-level courses (some conducted in French, others in English), advising students, and performing scholarly research. Native or near-native fluency in French and English is required.
Applicants should have a specialization in contemporary French Studies with direct relevance to research areas such as, but not limited to, media and the arts; urban, youth and/or popular cultures; French and francophone literatures. The ideal candidate will bring strong interdisciplinary interest to French Studies in European and/or post-colonial contexts. Applicants must have significant scholarly work that is currently published or in press. The Section is looking for an innovative and imaginative scholar who is eager to engage with colleagues in fresh curricular and research initiatives.
MIT is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.
Please send letter of application, CV, four letters of recommendation (including one that specifically addresses your teaching profile), a writing sample of published or in-press scholarship (no longer than 30 pages, preferably in English), and two syllabi of courses you have taught, to be received no later than November 9, 2012, to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1515
The Department of French seeks applications for a one-year visiting appointment for the 2012-2013 academic year. Any field with a preference of specialization in 18th-century or 20th-century French literature (not Francophone literature) or French film; experience teaching with “French in Action” strongly preferred. Applicants must have native or near-native command of French, and Ph.D. in hand. Candidates should show evidence of successful teaching experience (including language). The successful candidate will teach courses in French literature and language, including beginning French. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and two current letters of recommendation, which must speak to teaching ability. Application materials must be received by April 14th. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.
More information at http://www.interfolio.com/apply/9435
Middlebury College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse faculty to complement the increasing diversity of the student body.
À pourvoir au 1er ou 15 octobre 2012
Statut salarial : A 13 (voir tableau à l’adresse suivante : http://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/c/t/rechner/beamte/rp?id=beamte-rlp-2012&matrix=1) ou EG 13 TV-L
Le/la titulaire du poste devra principalement assurer une tâche d’enseignement (16h/semaine) en littérature, culture et langue française.
Qualifications requises :
- Diplôme universitaire
- Doctorat dans une discipline en rapport avec le poste à pourvoir (littérature ou culture française ou francophone)
- 2 ans et 6 mois d’expérience professionnelle après la fin des études
(Compétences linguistiques requises : français langue maternelle, connaissance de la langue allemande exigée)
L’Université Johannes Gutenberg, désireuse d’augmenter la proportion de femmes dans les domaines de l’enseignement et de la recherche, encourage vivement celles-ci à poser leur candidature. À qualifications égales, priorité sera donnée aux personnes handicapées.
Veuillez adresser vos dossiers de candidature ainsi que les pièces justificatives avant le 19 avril 2012 à :
Herrn Prof. Dr. Eberhard Geisler
Geschäftsführender Leiter des Romanischen Seminars
Fachbereich 05 -Philosophie und Philologie
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Voir le texte original de la mise au concours à l’adresse : http://zope.verwaltung.uni-mainz.de/pa/stellen/akademisch/1212-05-A13-zi.pdf
Middlebury College seeks an energetic and innovative person to serve as Director of the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in Africa - Cameroon, which will be located in Yaoundé at the Université Catholique d’Afrique Centrale—(UCAC).
The Director will administer, implement, and develop Middlebury’s academic program in Cameroon. The Director will work closely with the Office of International Programs & Off-Campus Study (IPOCS) in consultation with the appropriate Middlebury faculty, programs and departments, the School in Africa Faculty Advisory Board, and the Vice President for Language Schools, Schools Abroad, and Graduate Programs (VPLSSAGP). Because this is a new program, the Director will be required to develop and manage key relationships in a cooperative, strategic manner.
The program opens in Fall 2012, and the preferred start date for the Director will be May 2012. The incoming director will be expected to come to Middlebury, VT, in July 2012 for training and the summer conference of all the directors of the C.V. Starr Middlebury Schools Abroad.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in French language, linguistics, literature, or area studies (or a related field), native or near-native language competency in both French and English, as well as knowledge of both the Cameroonian and U.S. academic systems. Administrative and study abroad experience strongly preferred. Computer literacy essential. Candidates with relevant teaching experience, knowledge of language pedagogy, and a demonstrated interest in second-language acquisition, as well as strong interpersonal skills and leadership ability, will receive the strongest consideration. The successful candidate will spend the academic year in residence in Yaoundé, where s/he will be responsible for overseeing the study abroad experience of approximately 10-20 students per semester, and will spend time each summer in Middlebury, Vermont (while the Language Schools are in session), meeting with students, faculty, and staff.
For a full description of the position and to apply, please visit: http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/business/hr/jobseeker and click on the Staff-External link. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2012.
Middlebury College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and members of minorities.
Colby College is seeking an Assistant Professor with expertise in linguistics and pedagogy for a tenure-track appointment to begin September 1, 2012. PhD preferred; ABD considered. Native or near-native abilities in French and English, an excellent teaching record, and promising scholarship in the specialist field expected. Secondary expertise that complements existing areas of specialization in the department highly desirable (e.g., art, history, political science, theater, or other interdisciplinary studies). The successful candidate will be part of an energetic department committed to providing the best possible instruction to students. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience teaching French language at all levels, including courses in business French, phonetics, stylistics, and translation.
For full consideration, send a complete application by electronic mail including: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, a representative sample of current scholarship, e.g., reprints of recently published work or a sample of work in progress, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, e.g., complete set of course evaluations for two different classes. Send application to email@example.com. Address all inquiries to Adrianna M. Paliyenko, Chair of French Search Committee, Department of French and Italian, Colby College, 4656 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the MLA Convention in Seattle.
Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site: www.colby.edu
Wesleyan University / French. Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2012. PhD in hand or near completion by time of appointment. We seek a colleague with a particular specialization and research interests in any field of French literature or culture after 1840, with the ability also to contribute broadly to an interdisciplinary French Studies curriculum ranging from the Middle Ages to the present. Preference will be given to candidates who are eager to collaborate with other scholars working in one or more of the following areas: Africana Studies, Atlantic Studies, History, Science and Society, or Sociology. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in French and display tangible evidence of excellence in language instruction. The teaching load is two courses per semester, and Wesleyan offers a generous sabbatical policy.
To apply, submit a cover letter, official copy of graduate school transcript, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample (25-page maximum), and teaching statistics and/or evaluations, to:
http://careers.wesleyan.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51479. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2011.
Wesleyan University is equal opportunity employer who welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups.
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Department of French and Francophone Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Tenure Track in French and Francophone Studies. Assistant Professor to teach courses in any of the following primary fields: Nineteenth-century, Medieval/Renaissance. Our department is committed to a global francophone perspective. We welcome applications from candidates who can also teach Francophone African Studies. Other interests might include theater production, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, and/or technology in language methodology.
Language acquisition courses represent on average fifty percent of our teaching responsibilities. Responsibilities also include teaching general education courses, student advising and active participation in extra- and co- curricular department activities.
PhD preferred, ABD considered. Native or near native fluency in French and English. Demonstrated potential in scholarship. Commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA convention.
Please send a current CV, a letter of application, concise statements of teaching and research philosophies, and three letters of reference to French Search Committee c/o Dorothy Vogt, Department of French and Francophone Studies
French Search Committee c/o Dorothy Vogt
Department of French and Francophone Studies
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.
Écrivain et débatteur dans le domaine de la francophonie et de la géopolitique cherche une assistance à temps partiel (participation au rassemblement et à l’analyse de la documentation, ainsi qu’à la rédaction), résidant dans la région parisienne. Ce travail conviendrait particulièrement à un doctorant en sciences humaines, qui pourrait être co-signataire des textes produits, mais d’autres profils sont également possibles.
Pour plus de renseignements contacter Yves Montenay à firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor, Colby College
Colby College is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in French with expertise in Contemporary French Studies for a one-year sabbatical replacement to begin September 1, 2011. PhD preferred; ABD considered. Native or near-native abilities in French and English, an excellent teaching record, and promising scholarship in the specialist field expected. Secondary expertise in theatre, the visual arts, Holocaust studies, and/or interdisciplinary studies that complements existing areas of specialization in the department highly desirable. The successful candidate will be part of an energetic department committed to providing the best possible instruction to students. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience teaching French language at all levels. Teaching load is four courses per year, including language, literature and culture courses at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.
For full consideration, send a complete application including a curriculum vitae; a letter of application describing teaching philosophy, teaching experience and research interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations for two different classes if available; a brief sample of scholarly writing; and three letters of recommendation. Send application to Bénédicte Mauguière, Chair of French Search Committee, Department of French and Italian, Colby College, 4656 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the MLA Convention in Los Angeles.
Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site: www.colby.edu
Assistant Professor of French and Arabic, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee seeks applications for a tenure-track position in French and Francophone studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2011. The position entails normally teaching two courses per semester at all levels (undergraduate and graduate); some courses will be offered in the French program and some in the Arabic program. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a strong record of research productivity in her/his field.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in French or a related field (or ABD with promise of completion by August 2011); specialization in the literature and/or culture of the Maghreb; native or near-native fluency in French and English essential, with proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic.
Preferred Qualifications: Interest in cinema studies, race and ethnicity studies, or postcolonial studies desirable.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2010. Please send letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Professor Mary McAlpin, Search Committee Chair, Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, 701 McClung Tower, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 37996-0470; (865) 974-2312. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.
Chair of the Department of Language and Foreign Studies, American University
The Department of Language and Foreign Studies of American University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Language and Foreign Studies, to begin in the fall semester, 2011.
Specialization: open, but the successful candidate will have expertise in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Latin American studies, and/or Comparative Literature. Professor or Associate Professor rank required.
Responsibilities: Chairing the Department of Language and Foreign Studies, which entails strategic planning, development of emergent areas of expertise, faculty and staff management, coordination of interdisciplinary activities, assistance with curriculum building and securing external funding. Teaching two courses per year in the applicant’s general field. Maintaining an active and productive research agenda.
Candidates should possess an outstanding record of scholarship; exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; experience as department chair or program director; the ability to lead the department in developing and implementing a compelling vision for its research, education and service programs. Salary commensurate with experience.
Applicants should submit a dossier by mailing CV, three letters of recommendation and a letter of interest indicating whether or not attending the 2010 MLA convention, to Chair Search Committee, Department of Language and Foreign Studies, American University, Washington DC, 20016-8045. Review of applications will begin on 1 November, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. American University is an equal employment opportunity affirmative action employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor of French, Stanford University
The department of French and Italian within the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in French. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the area of Francophone studies, with preference given to specialists in Caribbean and/or African literature (Maghreb included). Native or near native fluency in French (and English) is required; fluency in one or more additional relevant languages is preferred.
Applicants should send curriculum vitae (including list of publications), writing sample, and three letters of reference to Director of French and Italian, c/o Allen Sciutto, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-2005. Inquiries should be directed to Allen Sciutto, 650-725-6137, or email@example.com. For full consideration, materials must be received by November 1, 2010. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2011.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.
Head, Department of Modern Languages, Western Kentucky University
12 month position, beginning July 1, 2011. Tenure, rank, and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.
Required Qualifications: earned Ph.D.; distinguished record of teaching and scholarship in one of the disciplines represented in the department; ability to provide vision and creative leadership to advance the department’s mission; ability to promote the diverse talents of faculty to build on department’s strengths. Desired Qualifications: experience in nurturing connections between the department, public schools, and the community; demonstrated knowledge of language pedagogy; familiarity with applications of technology in language instruction; experience in budget management and personnel evaluation; record of successful grant activity.
Candidates must send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference specific to this position. Submit application materials (electronic apps are accepted) to
ML Department Head Search
Dr. Karen Schneider
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11086
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086
Review of applications begins November 1, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. Phone interviews will be held in December.
Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org, with ML DH Search in subject line.
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