Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Instruction - French


Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Instruction - French


The Department of French and Italian at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire an Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Instruction to serve as the Director of the French Language Program. The position begins in the fall semester of the academic year 2023-2024. This is a renewable, non-tenure track position. We are looking for an experienced educator with established competence in language pedagogy, technology-assisted instruction, and knowledge of current issues and methods in the teaching and learning of French as a second language. Duties of the Director of the French Language Program will entail the teaching of undergraduate French language courses as well as the teaching of a graduate-level teaching methods course. In addition, the position requires coordinating the instruction of elementary and intermediate French language courses, both hybrid and online, as well as supervising and mentoring graduate student teaching assistants.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in French or a related field, with specialization in second language acquisition, foreign language education, or applied linguistics. Candidates are expected to have native or near-native fluency in French and demonstrate excellence in French language teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in course supervision and/or language program coordination. We seek colleagues with research interests in innovative approaches to second language pedagogy, curriculum development, teacher education, and language technology. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and service.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier including sample syllabi, undergraduate student evaluations, three letters of recommendation, and a statement reflecting upon their previous, current and/or potential future contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion through their teaching and/or service. Electronic submissions only via Interfolio (

The department will begin reviewing applications January 13, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Rank and salary dependent upon experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

For further information, please contact: Search Committee Chair

Dr. Carl Blyth


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