Assistant Professor of French

Carleton College in Minnesota

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 4, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in 20th- and 21st-century French studies, effective September 1, 2015. Expertise in literature is expected; cinema, postcolonial, or North African studies will be an asset. Candidates must be committed to the highest quality of undergraduate teaching and demonstrate promise of scholarly accomplishment. Teaching responsibilities include courses in language, literature, and culture at all levels. Teaching load is five courses per year spread over three trimesters. Native or near-native fluency in French required. PhD or its imminent completion required.Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with 1950 undergraduates located 45 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Visit to submit online a letter of application, CV, graduate transcript, one-page dissertation abstract, a writing sample of ca. 20 pages, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address relevant teaching experience and your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college with a diverse student body. For full consideration, all materials must be received by October 15, 2014. We will interview at the MLA convention in Vancouver.

Carleton is a small, highly selective, private, residential liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students and strong support for faculty research and teaching. It is located 45 miles south of Minneapolis and St Paul.

Carleton College is a member of UMW HERC. Applicants with dual-career consideration can find job listings at Carleton is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

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