Visiting Assistant Professor in French and French Studies

Job description

The Department of French and French Studies at The University of the South invites applications for a 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor (with probable renewal for a second year) to begin August 2018. Preferred strong background in French as a second language with emphasis on methodology, and French and Francophone culture. 

The successful candidate will teach four language courses at all levels per year and the equivalent of one course-worth of time with lab activities and as director of the French House. The candidate is also expected to participate in the department's academic and extracurricular programs and activities such as the French Table and the French Club. 

Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly potential expected. Native or near-native fluency in both French and English required. Ph.D. in French by time of appointment preferred. 

Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2018. Please post a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations from two courses, a graduate transcript (unofficial accepted), and three letters of recommendation through the application portal at 

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. 

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment. 

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening. 




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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 4/14/2018
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Salary: $37,500 + benefits and up to $1,000 in moving expenses