Visiting Position in French at St. Mary's College of Maryland, 2022-23

The Department of International Languages and Cultures at St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accepting applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of French with a specialization in 19th or 20th-century French and francophone studies beginning August 2022.  Teaching responsibilities will include language, literature and culture at all levels.  Teaching load is three courses each semester.


Ph.D. in appropriate field or ABD in appropriate field by fall 2022 expected, as well as teaching experience at the college level.  ABD will be hired at the rank of Visiting Instructor.  Native or near-native proficiency in French and English is required.  The successful candidate must have the necessary documentation to work legally in the U.S. upon hire. 

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  

Application Instructions

Application materials should include a cover letter, CV (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). Cover letter should address how the applicant’s teaching will contribute to a culture of inclusion at the College.  Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review.  Applications are being accepted online at: Questions may be directed to Dr. Laine Doggett, Co-Chair and Professor of French, at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who submit materials by May 3, 2022 will be given priority consideration. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

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