Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of French

Alma College
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Modern Languages Department at Alma College invites applications for a one-year, visiting assistant professor or visiting instructor position in French. Duties will begin in August, 2017. Position is renewable for a second year upon satisfactory performance.

Required qualifications: The successful candidate will be enthusiastically willing and qualified to teach all levels of French, from 100 to upper level, including French and Francophone culture. The successful candidate will also demonstrate dedication to institutional service and inter-/intra-department cooperation as the position includes some program related service commitments, including (but not limited to) supervising and coordinating the French language assistant and student teaching assistants; and will be expected to promote the French program in various departmental activities. Experience teaching in higher education and Ph.D. or A.B.D. in French/Francophone studies (or related field) required.

Preferred qualifications: Expertise in cultural studies; expertise in Islamic Studies or the francophone world.

Applications must include: letter of interest; curriculum vita; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; a statement of research interests and expertise; and three letters of reference. 

Submit application materials electronically to:
Barb Tripp ( ) attn. Stephany Slaughter, Chair, Modern Language Search Committee.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by March 10, 2017.

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