Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of French Language and Literatures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-26-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of French seeks applications to fill non-tenure-track Assistant Professor, General Faculty positions during the 2017-2018 academic year. A number of one-year positions will be available. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to: French language (beginning to advanced levels), composition and conversation, introduction to literary and cultural analysis, and Business French. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits. Teaching load will be three courses per semester.

Candidates must have prior teaching experience at the college level, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and near-native fluency in French; preference will be given to candidates familiar with department methodologies, textbooks, and course offerings. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in French (or in Second Language Acquisition, with teaching experience in French) by the appointment start date. Review of applications will begin May 17, 2017. All applications must be received by midnight EST on May 26, 2017.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVA (, and electronically attach the following: cover letter, a current CV, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations) (attach to Other 1), and complete contact information for two professional references (attach to Other 2). Additionally, please direct one reference letter that addresses teaching to Maggie Stein. Search on posting 0620724.

Questions regarding this posting should be directed to Margaret Stein at 434-924-4656 or

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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