Modern Languages & Literatures - Visiting Assistant Professor of Francophone Studies

Canton, New York
Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
Feb 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The department of Modern Languages and Literatures at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a full-time, one-year replacement at the assistant professor level in Francophone Studies.  Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching expertise in teaching language, literature, and culture in French at all levels.  The position involves teaching three courses each semester.  This includes language courses in French and one course (taught in English) each semester for SLU’s First-Year Program.  College teaching experience preferred.  The position begins August 2017.  Candidates should have native or near-native command of French and English. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their Ph.D. by August 15, 2017, but ABD candidates may be considered.  Specialization is open, but those with a background in Mediterranean Studies and/or French Cinema are especially invited to apply.  We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their creative work and teaching.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Applications should be submitted by March 1, 2017.  Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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