Visiting Assistant Professor - French and Francophone Studies

Modern Languages and Literatures



Union College (Schenectady, NY) invites applications for a 2-year visiting position, possibly renewable, in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, beginning September 2017. We seek a colleague with demonstrated excellence at all levels of language instruction (native or near-native fluency in French is required), potential to teach upper-level cultural studies-oriented courses in French and/or translation, and skill in supporting co-curricular initiatives such as French Club activities and other student-oriented programming. Specialization open; interest in offering courses that contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) may be preferred. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. 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, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Please include in your cover letter, a statement reflecting your contributions to diversity in your teaching or service area. Ph.D. must be in hand or near completion by 9/17. Under current policy, visitors at Union have access to research and travel funds and other benefits.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation, including one that speaks to teaching excellence as a single PDF to or by post to Megan Ferry, Chair, Modern Languages and Literatures, Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308 by April 10, 2017.

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