Assistant Professor of French

Hillsdale College invites application for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in French (beginning August 2020), rank to be determined by the level of experience and the record of the successful candidate.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment.  Generalists desired with demonstrated excellence in teaching language and literature at all undergraduate levels, native or near-native proficiency in French and English, and evidence of scholarly potential.  All courses are taught in the target language.

Hillsdale College is a selective, independent, four-year liberal arts college.  Hillsdale has traditionally upheld two concepts: academic excellence and institutional independence. Applicants must send a letter of application that presents evidence of strong teaching skills and an active, focused research agenda.  Applicants must also include two separate documents:  a) a statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals; and b) a detailed response to the College’s Mission Statement (see that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments.  The application must also include a curriculum vitae, three up-to-date confidential letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes or from recommenders in PDF), and transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

For consideration in time for interviews at the MLA conference all materials must be received by November 22, 2019.  Send all application materials electronically to Mrs. Denise Nivison, Faculty assistant, at . Any questions should be directed to Dr. Marie-Claire Morellec, Chair and Professor, French Department, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242

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