University of Maine
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
Assistant Professor of French
The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at the University of Maine invites applications for a full-time, academic-year tenure-track Assistant Professor of French starting September 1, 2014. An earned doctorate (or the equivalent) in French, French Studies, Francophone Studies, or a related field is required by date of hire. Native or near-native fluency in French is required. Demonstrated success in teaching and research and a willingness to actively participate in the life and development of the French program are required. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Canadian American Center in maintaining the center’s Title VI funded Canadian Studies program. In addition, an interest in participating in multi-disciplinary fields such as International Affairs or Franco-American Studies is preferred. An interest in outcomes assessment and/or community engagement is a plus.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or advanced courses in the French language, as well as graduate courses with a French-Canadian emphasis (area of specialization open). In addition, s/he will be encouraged to use distance teaching modes and will be expected to develop and enhance appropriate curricular offerings, supervise and assist student research, and maintain a productive research agenda, including peer-refereed publications, presentations, and other professional activities. S/he will be expected to work effectively and cooperatively with other members of the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UMaine administration, the UMaine community, and students.
To apply, please send a letter of application addressing the intersection of research interests with the department, current curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to email@example.com. Any relevant materials that cannot be uploaded should be mailed to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, University of Maine, 5742 Little Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5742. The position is open until filled, however, applications received after the first screening date of November 8, 2013 will be considered at the discretion of the University. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required.
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