Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Middlebury College
Department of French
Location Middlebury, VT
Open Date Sep 12, 2019
Deadline Nov 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description The Department of French and Francophone Studies seeks an Assistant Professor for a tenure-track position, beginning September 2020, in the field of French Linguistics, with training in the following areas: intercultural communication, second-language acquisition, and/or sociolinguistics. Ideal candidates will be interested in working in a collaborative environment in a small liberal arts college setting. Teaching responsibilities will include all levels of language courses, as well as content-oriented introduction and upper-level courses. In addition, faculty will occasionally teach courses in the First Year Seminar Program and winter term curriculum. Ability to teach in English and interest in cross-departmental collaboration in Middlebury's Linguistics Program is also highly desirable.
Qualifications Applicants must have native or near-native command of French (this includes all its varieties: European, Caribbean, North American, African, etc.) and must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by August 2020. Candidates must show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds and have an active research agenda.
Application Instructions Through Interfolio please submit: a letter of application addressed to William Poulin-Deltour, chair, that includes a statement of teaching and research plans; curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.
At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality that each person brings. With your application materials, provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.
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