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Assistant Professor of French

Employer
University of Miami
Location
Coral Gables, FL

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Miami, Michele Bowman Underwood Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning August 15, 2024. This Assistant Professor is expected to contribute to the department’s intellectual life by maintaining an active research and publication agenda focusing on French literature and/or language, 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 a closely related field.

Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and list of recommenders should be submitted through the UM website (LINK). Review of applications will begin April 20 and will continue until the position is filled. Three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a writing sample will be required of all candidates chosen for remote interviews.

Inquiries may be addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Logan Connors, logan.connors@miami.edu .

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Faculty

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