Assistant Teaching Professor of French: 3 Year Non-Tenure Track

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, in The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, invites applications for full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of French, who will also serve as French Language Coordinator. Ph.D. in French Language, Literature and Culture or related field; strong interest in French as foreign language, teaching pedagogy and methodology; ability to teach Business French, French Phonetics, and Translation courses would be a plus. Position will be hired on a three-year term contract with the possibility of renewal. This is an academic year appointment, although duties associated with serving as coordinator may require summer work, which will be compensated separately. Appointee must be available to start summer work July 16, 2022, with academic year appointment to start August 22, 2022.

The successful candidate will develop curricula for French language courses, supervise and train teaching and part-time instructors, and teach a 2/2 load. Teaching will be in 100-200 level French Language courses, with the possibility to teach at the upper-division undergraduate and MA levels. Additional administrative duties as assigned by department chair, including but not limited to placement exam administration, professional development leadership and participation, advising, and committee service. Ph.D. in French Language, Literature and Culture, or related field, required. The department is interested in candidates who have developed effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from groups underrepresented in higher education. Salary is competitive.

For a detailed position description and online application instructions, please go to and attach: (1) cover letter underlining scholarship and prior teaching experience and qualifications for the position; (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) names and emails of three professional referees to provide letters of recommendations; (4) statement of teaching philosophy and (5) evidence of teaching excellence.
Priority consideration will be given for applications received by May 31, 2022. Position will be open until filled.

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applications from candidates who are underrepresented in higher education generally, and in the discipline specifically, are especially encouraged to apply.

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