Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (French)

Job description

Job ID: 44149

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics


The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in French starting August 2019.

We seek a dynamic and promising scholar who will invigorate our existing program strengths in innovative ways and who will further the mission of the Winthrop-King Institute by pursuing high-quality interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the field of Francophone studies (preferred specialization North-African/Sub-Saharan African or other area of Francophone studies not presently covered by the program faculty, with a possible secondary specialization in modern and contemporary French studies).


Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Native or near native proficiency in French and English are required.

Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Contact Info

Please direct any questions to: [email protected]

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Applicants should submit complete dossier including a letter, a CV, a chapter of the dissertation or a publication, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Aimee Boutin, Chair of the French Search Committee using the link above.

All documents except the letters of recommendation should be uploaded as a single PDF.

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Open until filled

Review of applications will begin October 22, 2018 and remain open until the position is filled.

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Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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