JOB: Assistant Professor, French, Arizona State University

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

Assistant Professor, French (Job# 11700) Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Contemporary Francophone Literature and Culture. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research publishable in top-tier journals, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of classroom settings (on-ground, online, hybrid), and participate in service to the university and profession appropriate with rank. Required Qualifications By time of appointment, Ph.D. in French or a related field with a specialization in modern/contemporary Francophone literature/culture of Africa or the Caribbean  Native or near-native proficiency in French and English Evidence of effective teaching Desired Qualifications Publication record in Francophone literature and culture  Secondary specialization or focus in translation/translation theory Ability to leverage commonly-available technologies, including course management systems, digital media, and other tools as appropriate to deliver course content, facilitate student interaction and production, and assess student outcomes Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities To apply Please submit electronically to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8146 the following materials:1) a current CV; 2) a cover letter addressing research, teaching philosophy, and how your research informs your teaching, and how your experience fits the qualifications above; 3) two recent sets of teaching evaluations; 4) the names, positions, and contact information (including email addresses) for three references, who may be contacted by academicjobsonline at a later stage in the search. Initial deadline is November 18, 2016; if not filled, review will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html Questions? For questions about the application process, please contact Clyde Jose at (480) 967-4276 or...

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JOB: Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Macalester College

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

Department of French and Francophone Studies at Macalester College is hiring for a position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, renewable up to three years. Candidates should have primary expertise in sub-Saharan Francophone literatures and cultures (from West Africa to Central Africa), and should be able to teach French language from beginning to advanced levels. We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to make their fields of expertise relevant to undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment and who have a strong teaching record. Please circulate this message to any qualified candidates you might know, at your institution or elsewhere. Applications for the position can be submitted at the following...

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JOB: Middle East and North Africa Specialist in French Department at Hamilton College

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

The French Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2017.  The specialty for this position is Transnational France with a preferred focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) diaspora, from a literary, anthropological, sociological and/or historical approach.  Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. by the time of appointment are preferred.  Superior fluency in French and demonstrated experience and excellence in language teaching is required, as the majority of courses are taught in French, and the position includes language instruction.  The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter.  The new faculty will join the rotating directorship of the Hamilton in France program in Paris; therefore, candidates should address engagement and experience in study abroad in their letter.  Participation in the growing Middle East and World Islamic Studies program is expected. Hamilton is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate their experience in working with diverse populations and who can contribute to the diversity and the excellence of the community through their research, teaching and engagement.  A separate statement is required as part of this application. Candidates should submit materials:  letter of intent; résumé; separate statement on teaching both language and upper-level courses; separate statement on contribution to diversity; and three confidential letters of recommendation, via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37444.  Questions may be directed to Professor Martine Guyot-Bender, Search Committee Chair, at mguyotb@hamilton.edu.  Our review of applications will begin on October 20, 2016. Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/1tAtCaB (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners).  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.  Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.  Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to...

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JOB: African Literature at NYU

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

New York University seeks to appoint an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the field of African literature with expertise in postcolonial literature and theory effective 09/01/2017, pending final administrative and budgetary approval. Expertise in British, global Anglophone, and/or African diasporic literature and knowledge of literatures in languages other than English would be welcome. The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly excellence and a commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and must have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2017. The search committee is especially interested to hear from candidates who will bring to their research and teaching the diverse perspectives that come from non-traditional educational backgrounds or an understanding of the experience of those under-represented in higher education. Candidates may include in their cover letter information about how they will contribute to the building of a broadly diverse educational environment at NYU. Those wishing to be considered should submit a letter of application, CV, names of three referees, and a writing sample of up to 9,000 words. Materials are to be uploaded via the “Employment” link on the NYU Department of English web site: http://english.as.nyu.edu. All applications will be acknowledged, and the committee will begin reviewing applications on October 21st. The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read http://as.nyu.edu/page/diversityinitiative. EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender...

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GRAD STUDENT POSITIONS: African Cultural Studies at UW-Madison

Posted on Sep 28, 2016

The Department of African Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks excellent applicants for our graduate programs. We are especially interested in minority students with a strong background in African and diaspora studies who are interested in learning interdisciplinary research methods with our diverse and engaging faculty. We offer MA and PhD programs in African cultural studies, and a terminal MA in language pedagogy. Applications are due 15 November for enrollment in August 2017. For more than fifty years, the Department of African Cultural Studies* has been one of the preeminent programs for the study of African cultural expression. In the past few years, the department has expanded its faculty, course offerings, and graduate opportunities in film, literature, music, critical theory, diaspora studies, new media, drama, and critical applied linguistics. Our mission is to provide research and teaching in the languages and expressive cultures of Africa and Africans around the world. This includes work on both graduate and undergraduate levels, and emphasizes the development and application of analytical, linguistic, and methodological tools that will enable students to work effectively and imaginatively across regions, languages, cultural forms, methodologies, and disciplines. Admitted applicants are typically offered teaching assistantships in either literary/cultural studies courses or to teach an African language; such assistantships cover tuition and fees and include a modest stipend. We are particularly seeking applicants whose research interests intersect with those of our faculty and who are able to do graduate-level coursework and research in English. Speakers of all languages are encouraged to apply; at the moment we have a principal need for speakers of Arabic, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, and Zulu who might serve as language teaching assistants. More information about the department, its programs, and the application process is available at http://african.wisc.edu/programs * formerly African Languages &...

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JOB: Visiting Assistant Professor, French and Francophone Studies

Posted on Sep 28, 2016

Department of French and Francophone Studies at Macalester College is hiring for a position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, renewable up to three years. Candidates should have primary expertise in sub-Saharan Francophone literatures and cultures (from West Africa to Central Africa), and should be able to teach French language from beginning to advanced levels. We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to make their fields of expertise relevant to undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment and who have a strong teaching record. Please circulate this message to any qualified candidates you might know, at your institution or elsewhere. Applications for the position can be submitted at the following link:...

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