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University College Dublin (Ireland) Assistant Professor

Submitted by ccarlin on 1 February 2016 - 6:43pm

Lecturer (below the bar) in French - In Medieval and/or Early Modern Studies (Assistant Professor)

Permanent Post

Applications are invited for one permanent appointment as Lecturer (below the bar) in French – In Medieval and/or Early Modern Studies, UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics.  Applicants must have a PhD in French, an active research track record and a commitment to developing new research programmes within the School and the College of Arts and Humanities.

Successful applicants will contribute significantly to research in one of the School’s thematic areas:

  • Medieval Literature and Language
  • Renaissance/Early Modern Literature

and also contribute to the school’s graduate and undergraduate programmes.


UCD is a dynamic research-intensive university that is at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines.

The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics is a research active unit with research interests in the fields of literature, civilisation, history, politics and society of its target cultures represented by the languages taught in the School. Interdisciplinary and multinational research and teaching activities are welcome both on the undergraduate level and the School’s varied MA programmes. Modern Languages at UCD is ranked among the top 100 in the QS subject rankings.

Note: It is envisaged the appointed Lecturer will commence in post on 1 September 2016.


Lecturer (below the bar) Scale: €31,820 – €56,602 p.a.

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.


Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies

Closing date:  17:00hrs (GMT) on Tuesday 16th February 2016


Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified.   Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications.

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Career Development Fellowship in Early Modern French, St. Hilda's College

Submitted by farisallison3 on 5 November 2015 - 8:44am






St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, invites applications for a Career Development Fellowship in French for four years from 1 October 2016. Applicants will have completed a doctorate but be at an early stage of their career.  The post-holder will be expected to engage in research, to offer a total of 6 hours per week tutorial teaching for St Hilda’s, and to be fully involved with admissions and the management of the subject in the College. There is no possibility of renewal beyond 30 September 2020.


The appointee will be paid on a scale from £30,434 (point 1) to £33,242 (point 4) per annum (University Grade 7, current rates).  The successful candidate will also be able to claim an Academic Allowance of £1,300 per annum and an entertainment allowance of £235 per annum. The Fellow will be a member of the Senior Common Room, and will be entitled to all meals free of charge.


The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 10 December 2015.  Further particulars, including details of how to apply, may be downloaded from the College website at http://www.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/career-development-fellowship-french, or obtained from the Academic Registrar, St Hilda’s College, Oxford OX4 1DY (college.office@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk).


Dr Helen J. Swift
Associate Professor of Medieval French and Tutorial Fellow Co-convenor, MSt in Women's Studies St Hilda's College, Oxford, OX4 1DY

Tel: 01865 (2)76871 Web: www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/swift Twitter: @MedFrenchOx

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University of California, Irvine

Submitted by ccarlin on 22 October 2015 - 5:50pm

Department of European Languages and Studies

Professor of French, Open Rank

Field of specialization: French literature pre-1800 and/or modern French thought (i.e., French theory, broadly understood). Applicants need not combine these fields, but those who do are strongly preferred. All applicants should have a Ph.D. in French, Comparative Literature, or a related field, and have native or near-native fluency in French.

Apply online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03151 by December 4, 2015.

Applications must include a letter, CV, writing sample, list of three references, and a separate statement that addresses how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

From: emorisi@gmail.com



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Assistant Professor, Athabasca University, French baroque and classical literature of the 17th century

Submitted by ccarlin on 21 October 2015 - 3:16pm

Athabasca University’s Centre for Humanities in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, French, commencing January 1, 2016. This is a full-time position located in Alberta, Canada. Athabasca University is a fully-accredited, post-secondary institution with a commitment to facilitating open access to education.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in French literary studies with expertise in French literature from the Moyen-Age to the 21st century. Familiarity with global Francophone literature, French language and basic translation courses will be considered an asset.  PhDs in related disciplines may be considered. Applications are encouraged from those whose scholarship critically addresses topics in the evolution of French literary movements in the 17th and 18th centuries. We are seeking a candidate with an active research program and publication record in one or more of the following areas: French baroque and classical literature of the 17th century and the French novel of the 18th century.

The candidate will be a native or near-native speaker of French and will be able to communicate well in English. She/he is expected to develop new courses as determined by the needs of the program and her/his research interests. The candidate will also coordinate and revise existing courses in the program. Evidence of teaching excellence is required, and familiarity with online systems of course delivery and distance education preferred. Experience supervising graduate students would also be considered an asset. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

The full job profile can be viewed at: http://www1.athabascau.ca/hr/careers/jobprofiles/academic.doc/file_view

For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Manijeh Mannani at 1.866.376.3105 or via email: manijehm@athabascau.ca. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applications will only be received and accepted through our online recruitment system. When applying, please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, writing sample (ideally of published writing), and evidence of teaching effectiveness (ideally, a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, evaluations if available, and a sample syllabus).

Click here to submit your resume to this position: http://athabascau.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=2146

Source: APFUCC

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Tenure-track position, "Littérature de voyage", Memorial University of New Foundland

Submitted by ccarlin on 21 October 2015 - 3:12pm


Numéros des postes: VPA-FREN-2015-001 et VPA-FREN-2015-002

 Le Département d’études françaises et hispaniques sollicite des candidatures pour deux postes en français menant à la permanence.  Qualifications : Doctorat (complété ou sur le point de l’être) en littérature française avec un programme de recherche en études filmiques de langue française (VPA-FREN-2015-001) pour le premier poste et en littérature de voyage (VPA-FREN-2015-002) pour le second; une expérience dans l’enseignement de la langue française, de la littérature et/ou de la culture de langue française.  Les candidat.e.s retenu.e.s pourront enseigner aux premier et deuxième cycles. Les offres de service comprendront une lettre de motivation, un c.v. et un dossier (un dossier d’enseignement et un échantillon d’écriture de la longueur d’un article).  Les candidat.e.s fourniront les coordonnées de trois répondant.e.s.  Les offres de service doivent être expédiées à Mme Anne Thareau, Directrice, Département d’études françaises et hispaniques, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9, ou par courriel (PDF) à athareau@mun.ca avant le 27 novembre 2015.


Merci beaucoup,


Anne Thareau

Head, Department of French and Spanish

Directrice du département d'études françaises et hispaniques

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John's, NL / TNL

A1B 3X9


Tel / Téléphone : 709-864-7636 or 7637

Fax / Télécopie : 709-864-3594



Source: Joy Palacios / APFUCC

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17th/18th centuries specialist, University of Rochester

Submitted by jtamas on 7 October 2015 - 2:03pm

Mod Langs & Cultures, Lattimore 403, Box 270082, Rochester, NY 14627  http://www.rochester.edu/College/MLC/

Assistant Professor of French  The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu/College/MLC/) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of French specializing in the literature and culture of the 17th and/or 18th centuries, with interdisciplinary and/or theoretical interests that might include psychoanalysis, literature and philosophy, literature and the visual arts. Native or near-native command of French, excellence in teaching, and promise or evidence of scholarly accomplishments essential. Ph.D. by time of appointment. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary programs such Film and Media Studies, the Ph.D. program in Visual and Cultural Studies, the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, and Translation Studies. Preliminary interviews at the MLA meeting in Austin. Complete applications should include a letter of application, CV, writing sample in English (of no more than 25-30 pages), 3 letters of recommendation. For additional information, contact Cilas Kemedjio, Chair, Search Committee, at cilaskemedjio@rochester.edu.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled



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17th/18th specialist - Rutgers University (Camden)

Submitted by jtamas on 7 October 2015 - 2:01pm

For Langs, 311 N Fifth St, Armitage Hall, Camden, NJ 08102  http://foreignlanguages.camden.rutgers.edu/

Assistant Professor of French  Rutgers University—Camden’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in French, with primary research interests in 17th/18th centuries, but also in media and digital studies, to begin in Fall 2016.

Ph.D. must be completed by the end of the Spring semester, 2016. Preference will be given to candidates with proven excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and clear evidence of scholarly development. We seek a colleague with strong teaching and research interests and a strong ability to promote the study of French and to make connections to the K-12 community and the Francophone community of our region. A strong interest in developing International Studies and Civic Engagement courses is also desirable.

Our new colleague will have a 2/2 teaching load and will be expected to 1) teach general and specialized literature and culture courses as well as intermediate through advanced language courses, 2) advise students, and 3) perform scholarly research. Opportunities may exist to teach in the Honors College and in the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies seminars. Native or near-native fluency in French and English is required.

Rutgers University – Camden is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.

Applications must include a letter of application, a CV, four letters of recommendation (including one that specifically addresses the applicant’s teaching), a writing sample of published or in-press scholarship (no longer than 30 pages), and two syllabi of courses you have taught or would like to teach. Application packets received by November 13, 2015, will be given full consideration. Applications should be submitted online through Interfolio.

Interviews will be held at the MLA convention.

Categories: French and francophone




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Assistant Professor Position in French, Early Modern specialist, University of New Hampshire

Submitted by ccarlin on 27 September 2015 - 9:49pm

The French Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in French Studies beginning Fall 2016. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels of French language and French or Francophone literatures and cultures. Desired field of scholarly research: early modern literature and culture with a second area of expertise. The Program seeks an outstanding teacher able to relate to and inspire undergraduate students and committed to curricular innovation and co-curricular activities. The French Program offers a major and a minor in French and French Studies and a study abroad program at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon. Tenure-track faculty members in the department have a 2/2 teaching load and advise French majors and minors. In addition, they are expected to pursue an active research agenda and participate in the shared governance of the university through service activities.  

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment (August 2016); native or near-native proficiency in French and English; strong scholarly engagement and proven success in teaching; enthusiasm for teaching a range of courses at the undergraduate level, from intermediate conversation/composition through advanced literary and cultural studies seminars ; experience in study abroad education and training in providing services that reflect multicultural competency; demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, and students as well as community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability, and ethnic backgrounds. The University is committed to creating and nurturing a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.  

To apply, please visit the UNH on-line application site at jobs.usnh.edu. Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample (30 pages max.), statement of research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcript, names and contact information for three recommenders. Candidates must tell their recommenders to email directly their letters as attachments to: French.program@unh.edu. Review of applications will begin 15 December 2015. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid-January.  

Source: Nadine Berenguier

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Visiting Assistant Prof, NYU, Early Modern French Lit. Due date: 12 November 2015.

Submitted by farisallison3 on 16 September 2015 - 2:28am

Visiting Assistant Professor (2 Years)


The Department of French at New York University invites applications for a two-year visiting Assistant Professor position in Early Modern French literature (sixteenth- and/or seventeenth- century), beginning September 1, 2016, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to the interdisciplinary, theoretical, and comparative nature of the field of Early Modern French literature. PhD in hand, professional-level proficiency in French and English are required. Teaching load is 2/2. Duties include advising at graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants should submit a letter, a CV, a dissertation chapter or a publication, and the names of three referees, via the “Employment” link on the NYU Department of French website: http://french.as.nyu.edu/page/home. Review of applications will begin November 12, 2015 and remain open until the position is filled. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 For further information contact sarah.kay@nyu.edu

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Lecturer in French, Durham University, due date: 4 Oct 2015

Submitted by farisallison3 on 3 September 2015 - 1:11pm

Lecturer in French

Reference Number 4885

Location Durham City

Faculty/Division Arts & Humanities

Department School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Grade 7/8

Position Type Full Time

Contract Type Permanent

Salary (£) 31342 - 45954

Closing Date 4 October 2015

Job Description

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures seeks to appoint a non-fixed term full-time Lecturer in French. The appointment is tenable from 1 January 2016. The ideal candidate is able to make an outstanding contribution to research and teaching in the field of early modern French studies (16th to 18th centuries).  Preference may be given to those with expertise in 17th-century studies.

For further informationand/or to apply for the job, please go to:



For informal enquiries, contact:

Director of French Studies: catherine.dousteyssier@durham.ac.uk

Head of School of Modern Languages and Cultures: janet.c.stewart@durham.ac.uk




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