French Lecturer



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Job description

The Department of Romance Studies at Tufts University invites applications for a French Lecturer position to begin September 1, 2022. The French Lecturer will teach one upper-level course during the Fall 2022 semester.


The advanced course should be about 17th century French literature. The course will meet twice a week and is geared towards undergraduate students.

Requirements and skills

• Ph.D. in French required

• Experience in teaching literature

• Native or near-native fluency in French and English

• Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

• Experience in designing and teaching college-level French language courses in the U.S.

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How to apply

To apply, please submit a letter of application, a CV, and two confidential letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted via Interfolio at Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career. Questions about the position may be directed to Gari Horton at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin May 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts is a private university with campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville & Grafton, Mass., and Talloires, France.