Three-Year Visiting Position-French and Francophone Studies

Modern Languages

Description

Union College (Schenectady, NY) invites applications for a three-year visiting position, possibly renewable, in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, beginning September 2014. We seek a colleague with demonstrated excellence at all levels of language instruction (native or near-native fluency in French is required) and potential to teach upper-level culture courses in French. Specialization open, but ability to offer courses in French that contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) preferred. Willingness to advise and attend French Club activities and French table very important. Ph.D. must be in hand or near completion by 9/14. Under current policy, visitors at Union have access to research and travel funds and other benefits. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Please submit a letter of interest, vita, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation, including one that speaks to teaching excellence, to Christine Henseler, Chair, Modern Languages and Literatures, electronically at the address "frenchsearch@union.edu" or via mail at Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308. Submissions must be received by November 14th, 2013 for full consideration.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.