Asst. Professor of French

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-01-29
Req: R100029374
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.


Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 15, 2019.  This Assistant Professor is expected to contribute to the department’s intellectual life by maintaining an active research and publication agenda focusing on 20th- and 21st-century French literature, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, directing dissertations, and serving on departmental, college, and/or university committees. We seek candidates whose teaching and research intersect with the work of other faculty in Modern Languages and Literatures and elsewhere in the College of Arts and Sciences. The teaching assignment is two courses per semester. 

Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in French or related field by August 15, 2019, native or near-native command of French and a solid command of English, and experience teaching French language and content-based courses at the undergraduate level. 

The application should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Material should be submitted by February 25, 2019 through Interfolio:
Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ralph Heyndels, [email protected]

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Posted: 2/4/2019
Application Due: 5/5/2019
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