Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of French

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for two one-year (2023-2024) visiting positions in French at the assistant professor or instructor level, to teach language, culture, and literature. Native or near-native fluency required. The successful applicant will have a demonstrable record of teaching excellence and scholarly potential. The field of specialization is nineteenth and/or twentieth-century French and Francophone studies, with secondary expertise in pre-1800 France and/or comparative world literature preferred.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will consist of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's scholarship and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the applicant’s experience teaching diverse student populations and developing an inclusive classroom environment; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) an unofficial graduate transcript, and 5) names and contact information for three recommenders. Ph.D. in hand preferred; ABDs are welcome to apply. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2022, and will continue until the position has been filled. Completed applications received by the December 15, 2022 deadline are guaranteed full consideration. Initial screening interviews will be conducted online.

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