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

Submitted by ccarlin on 27 September 2015 - 8:49pm

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 - 1:28am

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 - 12:11pm

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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Furman College, TT asst prof, 17th and 18th cent French lit and culture. Due date: 2 Nov 2015

Submitted by farisallison3 on 1 September 2015 - 8:03am

Assistant Professor of French, tenure-track position tobegin August 2016. Ph.D. in French with specialization in 17th- and/or 18th-century French literature and culture. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding teaching potential at all levels of French language and Francophone literatures and cultures as well as an ability to relate to and inspire undergraduate students. Furman University is a nationally ranked liberal arts college offering a thriving French major and study abroad program in Versailles. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. Duties include study abroad directing; involvement in co-curricular activities; teaching first-year seminars; pursuing active research agenda; advising; and university service. Competitive salary and benefits. Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment; native or near-native fluency in French and English; demonstrated potential for scholarship; commitment to teaching in a student-centered liberal arts environment; willingness to work collaboratively for the enhancement of the French program. Candidates with experience and/or interest in directing a Modern Language Center are especially encouraged to apply.


Letter of application and CV to be submitted to Interfolio by November 2,2015. Full dossiers will be requested from selected candidates. Interviews scheduled at MLA. Address inquiries to William Allen, Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613. Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

Marianne Bessy, Ph.D.  |  Associate Professor of French  |  French Section Coordinator  |  Furman University  |  864-294-2407  |  marianne.bessy@furman.edu

Source: Francofil

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Amherst College, TT asst prof, 17th and 18th cent French theater. Due date: 15 Nov 2015

Submitted by farisallison3 on 30 August 2015 - 9:56am

Amherst College

Department of French, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst MA 01002-5000


Assistant Professor of French




Full-time, tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor, with primary research interests in seventeenth- and/or eighteenth-century French theater, to begin on July 1, 2016.  Secondary research interests in any combination of the following are highly desirable: history, cultural studies, literary theory, film studies.  An interest in teaching “French theater in performance” as a means of developing students’ advanced-level oral skills in French is also highly desirable.


Amherst College is an undergraduate liberal-arts college for men and women, with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply.  The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.  Today, nearly one quarter of Amherst’s students consists of Pell Grant recipients, and many more are first-generation students; nearly half of our students are non-immigrant minorities.  Given Amherst’s mission and the composition of its student body, we seek applicants who are interested in working in a multicultural environment, in mentoring a diverse student body, and/or who have a record of teaching a diverse student population. 


The teaching load is two courses per semester. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of active research, teaching excellence, and native or near-native fluency in French.  Writing samples of no more than twenty-five pages will be requested of all candidates who are interviewed.  Candidates must have the Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment.  Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015, and continue until position is filled.   Candidates should submit electronically to  http://apply.interfolio.com/30651  an application letter (addressed to “Professor Paul Rockwell, Chair, Department of French”), curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

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French Language Assistant (source: H France)

Submitted by jtamas on 10 July 2015 - 12:56am

French Language Assistant needed from September 2015


King Alfred's Academy ( Wantage, Oxfordshire) is looking for a French Language Assistant to work  12 hours a week with our Six formers from next academic year. 

The MFL team is dynamic and very welcoming!

Do not hesitate to contact Sophie Loyer for more information at sloyer1@kaacademy.org 

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Appel à candidatures - Chargés d'études et de recherche - Année 2015 - INHA (source: H France)

Submitted by jtamas on 3 July 2015 - 12:57am

Madame, Monsieur,


Six postes de chargés d'études et de recherche sont à pourvoir à l'INHA, à compter du 1er octobre 2015. Les chargés d’études et de recherche effectuent un service partagé entre les programmes scientifiques et documentaires de l’Institut et leurs travaux personnels de recherche ; ils se voient confier des tâches documentaires et scientifiques en relation avec les programmes décrits sur le site. Leur lieu de résidence est situé à Paris. Les chargés d'études et de recherche domiciliés hors d'Ile-de-France auront la possibilité de louer une chambre à la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris. Au cours de leur séjour à l’INHA, ils pourront être affectés à des tâches organisées en lien avec la bibliothèque de l’établissement. Statutairement, la durée des fonctions de chargé d’études et de recherche est de deux ans. Elle peut être prorogée par période d’une année, sans pouvoir excéder quatre ans au total.


Pourront concourir à ce recrutement les étudiants travaillant dans tous les domaines de l’histoire de l’art. ils devront être engagés dans la poursuite d’études conduisant au doctorat. Les chargés d’études et de recherche sont recrutés sur contrats doctoraux. Les candidats devront satisfaire aux conditions de recrutement des contractuels doctoraux et par dérogation votée par le conseil scientifique de l’INHA : « recrutement au plus tard dix-huit mois après la première inscription en doctorat » (l’inscription en thèse devra avoir été faite entre le 1er avril 2014 et le 30 septembre 2015).


Composition du dossier de candidature :

  • curriculum vitae
  • lettre de motivation  (précisant notamment l'insertion souhaitée dans les domaines et programmes de l'INHA)
  • projet de thèse présenté en quatre pages maximum (sujet, problématique, apport et pertinence pour la discipline,  démarche méthodique, courte bibliographie)

Les candidats postulent selon la procédure suivante : 

1 - candidature auprès de leur école doctorale de rattachement afin d’obtenir la validation du dossier : vérifier les délais de dépôts de candidature auprès de l’école doctorale.

2. les écoles doctorales transmettent six candidatures maximum

Par courrier postal à : INHA Département des Études et de la Recherche 2, rue Vivienne 75002 PARIS


Calendrier du recrutement :

  1. Les écoles doctorales transmettront les 6 dossiers de candidatures au plus tard le mardi 1er septembre 2015, 17h.
  2. Jury d’admissibilité : jeudi 10 septembre 2015
  3. Jury d’admission sur convocation : mercredi 23 septembre 2015

Le jury est constitué de 4 représentants des écoles doctorales, 5 représentants de l'INHA et 2 personnalités du conseil scientifique de l’INHA.  Aucun candidat ne sera reçu avant la tenue du jury.

Pour toute information complémentaire, joindre le secrétariat du Département des études et de la recherche : courriel : der-dir@inha.fr  

Pour en savoir plus, cliquez ici.  

Bien cordialement,

Anne-Gaëlle Plumejeau Mission de la communication Institut national d'histoire de l'art (INHA) 2 rue Vivienne 75002 Paris 01 47 03 85 86 http://www.inha.fr http://www.facebook.com/Institutnationaldhistoiredelart

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16th-17th century French drama and theater - Assistant Professor of French (Wesleyan Univ.) source: Fabula

Submitted by jtamas on 16 June 2015 - 3:08am

Assistant Professor of French

Beginning July 1, 2016. 

We seek a colleague with expertise in 16th- and 17th-century French drama and theater, with an interest in teaching other writers of the period (e.g., Rabelais, Montaigne, Marguerite de Navarre, and Léry), and an ability to offer courses on 20th- and 21st-century French-language theater. A strong secondary interest in other performing arts of the early modern period (ballet, opera) and/or in staging French plays would be especially welcome. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute broadly to an interdisciplinary French Studies curriculum ranging from the Middle Ages to the present. Preference will be given to applicants eager to collaborate with scholars in other disciplines and departments. Applicants should be able and eager to teach at all levels of the curriculum, from elementary language courses to seminars in French and English. We invite candidates to describe their cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. The teaching load is two courses per semester and Wesleyan offers a generous sabbatical policy. Requirements: PhD in hand or near completion by time of appointment; native or near-native fluency in French; and tangible evidence of scholarly promise and excellence in language instruction.

Submit a letter of application, copy of graduate school transcript, curriculum vitae, email addresses for three recommenders or their Interfolio information, writing sample (25-page maximum), and teaching statistics and/or evaluations, to http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4893.


For full consideration, all materials, including letters of reference, must be received by midnight October 9, 2015, when the link will close. Campus visits will take place in November.


Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator, 860-685-4771, afarias@wesleyan.edu.


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Poste d'instructeur (Université du Nouveau-Brunswick) - source: Fabula

Submitted by jtamas on 16 June 2015 - 3:06am

Poste d'instructeur de huit mois (Université du Nouveau-Brunswick, Fredericton)

Études françaises

Le Département d’études françaises de l’Université du Nouveau-Brunswick sollicite des candidatures pour un poste d’instructeur d’une durée de huit mois ayant pour date d’entrée en fonction le 1er septembre 2015.  L’attribution de ce poste dépendra des fonds disponibles. La personne retenue doit avoir un doctorat en études françaises avec spécialisation en littérature ou en linguistique.  Elle sera appelée à enseigner des cours de langue, ainsi qu'un cours dans son domaine (linguistique ou littérature) au niveau du premier cycle. Les candidats doivent avoir une excellente maîtrise du français et une connaissance adéquate de l’anglais; de plus, ils devront démontrer un potentiel pour l’excellence en enseignement.

La personne intéressée à poser sa candidature doit faire parvenir un dossier électronique comprenant : une lettre d’intention, un curriculum vitae, trois lettres de recommandation, et tout document relatif à ses réalisations dans l’enseignement à Mme Christine Horne, Directrice, Département d’études françaises, Université du Nouveau-Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada; (506)453-4651; courriel : chorne@unb.ca. Les candidatures seront acceptées jusqu’au 3 juillet 2015.

Tous les candidats qualifiés sont invités à soumettre leur candidature; cependant, la priorité sera accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents du Canada.  Les candidats sont priés d’indiquer leur citoyenneté. L’Université du Nouveau-Brunswick applique le principe d'équité en matière d'emploi.



Christine Horne




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Poste d'Assistant Professor, littérature d'Ancien Régime (Univ. Victoria) - source: Fabula

Submitted by jtamas on 16 June 2015 - 3:03am

University of Victoria

Department of French

Poste menant à la permanence

Le Département de français de l’Université de Victoria (Canada) offre un poste à temps plein menant à la permanence, au niveau de professeur adjoint, à compter du 1er juillet 2016.

Domaines de spécialisation : Ancien Régime, avec accent sur les discours littéraire et philosophique. Seront aussi considérés vos intérêts pour la transmédialité des œuvres littéraires, le théâtre et les littératures minoritaires francophones hors-Québec. Une spécialisation en humanités numériques constituera un atout certain.

Responsabilités : enseignement à tous les niveaux sur la langue, la littérature et la culture en langue française, et dans le domaine de spécialisation ; supervision d’étudiants de maîtrise ; participation au bon fonctionnement du département (programmes et contenus d’enseignement, recherche, comités).

Qualifications : Doctorat dans le domaine exigé. Excellence dans l’enseignement : dossier pédagogique avec évaluations et synthèse pédagogique. Excellence dans la recherche : publications et perspectives de financement. Projets collaboratifs souhaités en matière d’enseignement ou de recherche. Connaissance et utilisation des technologies de l’information en matière d’enseignement et de recherche.

Le Département de français (http://web.uvic.ca/french) de l’Université de Victoria, Colombie-Britannique (http://opportunities.uvic.ca), fait partie de la Faculty of Humanities, avec la mission suivante : « Engager la communauté en approfondissant la compréhension des littératures, langue et cultures du monde francophone, et favoriser l’acquisition, la dissémination et l’application de ces compétences à UVic et à travers le monde. »

Dossier de demande : lettre de motivation, CV, un exemplaire de chaque publication, dossier pédagogique à nous faire parvenir, ainsi que trois lettres de référence confidentielles, sous pli séparé, à :

Marc Lapprand, directeur, lapprand@uvic.ca

Department of French University of Victoria PO Box 1700 STN CSC Victoria BC  V8W 2Y2 Canada

Tél. : 1-250-721-7364 Fax : 1-250-721-8724

Date limite de dépôt des dossiers : 1er novembre 2015.


Éthique d’embauche : L’Université de Victoria pratique une éthique d’embauche qui encourage les candidatures de femmes, de personnes handicapées, de membres des minorités visibles, des peuples aborigènes, de personnes de toute orientation sexuelle ou genre déclaré, ainsi que toute personne encline à accroître la diversité de l’Université. Nous invitons tout candidat qualifié à poser sa candidature. Cependant, conformément aux lois canadiennes sur l’immigration, les citoyens et résidents permanents du Canada auront la priorité.

Les personnes handicapées qui anticipent des besoins spéciaux lors de leur processus de candidature et d’embauche sont invitées à contacter le bureau de Grace Wong SneddonAdviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity, au (250) 721-6143. Toute information personnelle sera traitée de manière confidentielle.


University of Victoria

Department of French


Tenure-Track Position


The Department of French, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2016.

Specialisation: Pre-1800 Literatures and Cultures, with a focus on literary and philosophical discourses. We will also consider your interest in transmediation of literary works, drama and minority literatures of French Canada outside Québec. A specialisation in digital humanities will be an asset.

Responsibilities: Teaching language, literatures and cultures in French language, and in your research area, at the undergraduate and graduate levels; supervision of master’s students; participation in the functions of the Department (programs and course content, research, committees).

Qualifications: PhD in the field. Excellence in teaching: teaching dossier complete with evaluations and pedagogical synthesis. Excellence in research: publications and grants possibilities. Collaborative projects in teaching or research will be an asset. Knowledge and use of Information Technologies for teaching and research required.

The Department of French (http://web.uvic.ca/french) at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (http://opportunities.uvic.ca), is an integral part of the Faculty of Humanities, with the following mission statement:  “To engage the community by deepening the understanding of literature, language, and culture of the French-speaking world, and to facilitate the acquisition, dissemination, and application of such knowledge at UVic and throughout the world.”

Application Dossier: statement of teaching and research interests, résumé (CV), a copy of all your publications, teaching dossier, as well as three reference letters, each sent directly and confidentially to:

Marc Lapprand, Chair

Department of French University of Victoria PO Box 1700 STN CSC Victoria BC  V8W 2Y2 Canada  

lapprand@uvic.ca Phone: 1-250-721-7364

Fax: 1-250-721-8724


Application deadline: November 1st, 2015.


Equity statement: The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Grace Wong Sneddon, Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity at (250) 721-6143. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.



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