Lecturer in French Studies

The Department of French Studies at Brown University invites applications for a position of Lecturer with a 3-year, renewable contract, to begin July 1, 2021. Duties include: teaching French language classes (5 per year), coordinating multi-section courses, training and supervising Graduate Teaching Assistants.


The successful candidate will have experience teaching and coordinating French Language courses at various levels, with demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies and/or language pedagogy, near-native fluency in French and English, and knowledge of France and/or the Francophone world are required. A background in language pedagogy, teaching with technology, and experience as a supervisor/mentor are essential qualifications.

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, evaluations, and video), as well as three confidential letters of recommendation.  Applicants should clearly indicate how they would foster a diverse and inclusive classroom.  Applications will be accepted until the position is closed or filled, but to guarantee full consideration please complete your application by November 15, 2020.  Please submit all requested materials via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/79905. For technical or logistical questions concerning the submission of the application, you may contact the French Studies Department Manager, Mrs Mary Oliver <mary_oliver@brown.edu>. For substantive questions, you may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Gretchen Schultz <Gretchen_Schultz@brown.edu>.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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