Assistant Professor of French

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, & Cultures at High Point University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of French (Non-Tenure Track). The position is to begin in August 2022.

Area of specialization is open. The successful candidate can expect to teach a 4/3 course load. These courses may include, but not be limited to, introductory and intermediate language, literature and culture courses at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate should also be willing to contribute to study abroad programs.

We are particularly interested in candidates well versed in current pedagogies, proficient in educational technology in and out of the classroom and committed to student-centered teaching.

Experience and interest in program development and retention are desirable qualifications.




  • PhD in French, Second Language Acquisition, Comparative Literature or related field (in hand by date of appointment)



  • Near-native or native fluency in French and English.
  • Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate language teaching is critical.


Review of applications will begin on December 1st and continue until the position is filled.


The following documents are to be attached:  (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., quantitative ratings of instruction or peer evaluations); and (4) a statement of teaching philosophy.

Please contact Dr. Denis Dépinoy, Chair of the Search Committee (, or Dr. Daliang Wang, Chair of the Department ( with questions about this position. 


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High Point University does not sponsor H1-B Visas. High Point University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses.  The University considers a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core component of our mission and encourages all applicants to apply.


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