Visiting Assistant Professor of French (one-year)

Mayflower Hill, Waterville, Maine, 04901, United States
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Colby College is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of French for a one-year (five course) appointment to begin September 1, 2017. Area of specialization open. 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. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience teaching French language at all levels, including courses in phonetics or translation. Secondary expertise that complements existing areas of specialization in the department is highly desirable (e.g. visual culture and global studies with an interdisciplinary focus). The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic department committed to providing the best possible instruction to students. The department is also especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

For full consideration, send a complete application 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 via Interfolio at the following link:

Address all inquiries to Valérie Dionne or Adrianna M. Paliyenko, Co-Chairs of French Search Committee, Department of French and Italian, Colby College, 4656 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901.

Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran's status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution's education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby's Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.

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