Visiting Assistant Professor in French/Francophone Studies

French/Francophone Studies: Visiting Assistant Professor

Beginning September 2022

(Three-Year Appt.)


Union College (Schenectady, NY) invites applications for a 3-year visiting position in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. This position begins September 2022 and is contingent on final budget approval.  We seek a colleague with demonstrated excellence at all levels of language instruction (native or near-native fluency in French is required), potential to teach upper-level cultural studies-oriented courses in French and/or translation, and notable interest in coordinating co-curricular related programs.  Specialization open; interest in offering courses that contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, etc.) is preferred. Ph.D. must be in hand or near completion by 9/22.  Under current policy, visitors at Union have access to research and travel funds and other benefits.


The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Union College are strongly committed to student and workforce diversity and inclusion. Union has committed itself to providing a blend of intellectual, social, and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social, and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, and veteran status, and we welcome applications from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in our fields.


To ensure applications receive full consideration, they should be submitted by November 22, 2021. Please upload a cover letter which includes ways in which your candidacy represents a commitment to the ideals of joining a community of diverse faculty, students, and staff, CV, graduate transcript, and a statement of teaching and research interests and any other related materials to  Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically to references requesting a letter of recommendation.

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