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Assistant Professor of French/Francophone Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2017. Submit letter of application, CV, a teaching dossier (one-page teaching statement, course evaluations, one graduate course syllabus and one undergraduate course syllabus) and three to four letters of support electronically via IU’s People Admin system. You may also mail your application to Chair, Search Committee for French/Francophone Assistant Professor, Dept. of French and Italian, Indiana University, Global and International Studies Building, 355 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-1105. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor of French/Francophone Studies
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington French and Italian
Position Summary

Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor, beginning August 2018, to teach graduate and undergraduate literature and culture/civilization courses. Teaching load of 2 courses per semester. Primary specialization in Medieval French/Medieval Francophone literature and culture is required.

Basic Qualifications

PhD in French/Francophone Studies required by August 15, 2018. Candidates should have native or near-native command of French and English; an outstanding record in both research and teaching; and a commitment to undergraduate as well as graduate instruction, curricular development and the principles of a liberal arts education at all levels.

Department Contact for Questions

Chair, Search Committee for French/Francophone Assistant Professor, fritdept@indiana.edu, 812-855-5458

Additional Qualifications

We are particularly interested in scholars engaged in innovative cross-cultural and/or interdisciplinary research involving additional fields such as early music, digital humanities, Mediterranean studies, visual studies, material studies, critical theory, etc., and who are enthusiastic about bringing such innovations into the classroom at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both French and English.

Salary and Rank Salary commensurate with experience
Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2017. Submit letter of application, CV, a teaching dossier (one-page teaching statement, course evaluations, one graduate course syllabus and one undergraduate course syllabus) and three to four letters of support electronically via IU’s People Admin system. You may also mail your application to Chair, Search Committee for French/Francophone Assistant Professor, Dept. of French and Italian, Indiana University, Global and International Studies Building, 355 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-1105.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21708-21

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website
  2. What date did you earn or do you expect to earn your PhD and from which institution?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Sample Syllabus
  5. Course Evaluation
Optional Documents
  1. Publication 1
  2. Publication 2
  3. Publication 3
  4. Other