Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Position Description

The French and Francophone Studies Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor to teach language and mid-level literature/culture courses beginning July 1, 2022.  We seek candidates with superior fluency in French; demonstrated experience, and excellence in language teaching. Our program stresses oral and written proficiency as well as communication within cultural contexts. All areas of specialization will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates specializing in pre-20th century studies; experience with visual media and language pedagogy highly desirable. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph. D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit cover letter, c.v. via interfolio at Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity and inclusion in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Cheryl Morgan, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on May 2, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.

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