Assistant Professor, French and Francophone Studies, One-Year Visiting Position

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The Department of French & Francophone Studies at The College of Wooster welcomes applications for a one-year, Visiting Professor position 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.

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 http://apply.interfolio.com/81231. Applications received by February 1, 2021 will receive full consideration. If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Natalie McCoy, Administrative Coordinator, at nmccoy@wooster.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Laura Burch, Chair of Search Committee, at lburch@wooster.edu.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to inclusive excellence in undergraduate education. We are especially interested in hiring faculty who contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service, and who are committed to ensuring the success of diverse student populations. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a criminal background check and verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information on our nondiscrimination policy visit: https://www.wooster.edu/info/nondiscrimination.


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