Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies



Job description

Wooster, OH

The Department of French & Francophone Studies at The College of Wooster welcomes applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies for the August 2021-2022 academic year. Teaching responsibilities will include 6 courses a year and the supervision of credited independent thesis projects as part of the College’s Independent Study program. All specializations in French and Francophone Studies will be considered, but preferred candidates will hold a PhD in French Linguistics and/or second-language acquisition, and have experience in beginning language instruction. Native or near-native fluency in French required.

We are especially interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (22% domestic students of color and 16% international students); all applicants are expected to discuss their experience working with diverse student populations.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; a writing sample of about 20 pages; a statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom, the curriculum, on campus, and in the broader community; and two reference letters through Interfolio. Applications received by February 1, 2021 will receive full consideration. If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Natalie McCoy, Administrative Coordinator, at [email protected]. Questions about the position should be directed to Laura Burch, Chair of Search Committee, at [email protected].