Visiting Assistant Professor of French Linguistics

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Position Summary:
The College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year visiting position in French/Linguistics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the French, Francophone, and Italian Studies Department beginning August 2018.

A Ph.D. in French is required at time of appointment. Teaching experience is required in both the area of specialization and in lower-level French language classes. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and present a strong research agenda. The successful candidate will teach introductory French language courses, as well as upper-level courses in the area of specialization, and contribute to the College's interdisciplinary programs. The teaching load will be four courses per semester.

Application Details:
To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio at : (1) a letter of application, including courses the candidate proposes to teach in the field of French linguistics; (2) CV; (3) three letters of recommendation; (4) teaching philosophy; (5) unofficial transcripts The teaching philosophy must address the candidate's experience, ability to design and assess courses, and research goals. Review of applications will begin December 10, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Preliminary interviews will be conducted from Charleston via Skype.

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts college in the State of South Carolina, located in the downtown area of Charleston. Founded in 1770, the College has a rich history, with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 undergraduate students. The College of Charleston celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.
To learn more about the College of Charleston, visit our web-page at; for French, Italian, and Francophone Studies, visit

Position Type Visiting

School/Area School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs

Department French, Francophone, and Italian St

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Posting Date 11/10/2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled? Yes

Posting Number F2016077P

EEO Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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        Posted: 2/28/2018
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