Assistant Professor of Instruction in French

Northwestern University’s department of French and Italian invites applications for a continuing, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible teaching-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction in French, to begin September 1, 2023. The initial term of the appointment will be three years. The successful candidate will teach language and culture courses at all levels. Responsibilities include teaching six undergraduate courses distributed over three quarters, strong commitment to curricular and professional development, and course coordination. Native or near native proficiency in French and in English and prior experience teaching French as FL/L2 are required. PhD in French, Second-Language Acquisition, or a related field is required and must be in hand by August 31, 2023.


Applicants should submit by Friday November 11 a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy including approaches to diversity and inclusion, course evaluations and three names of references who will write letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address excellence in teaching). More detail and submission portal at:


For questions, please contact Elizabeth Murray (


Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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