Assistant Teaching Professor of French (NTT)

The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor of French.

Principal responsibilities include coordination of the elementary French language sequence; training, mentoring, and monitoring of Teaching Assistants; curricular development and enhancement; instruction of lower and upper-level courses (as per programmatic needs); participation in “Passeport Culturel” and other French program initiatives; proactive support and enhancement of extracurricular activities (e.g., French club, film series, conversation hours).

A PhD in French is required at the time of appointment. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to teach upper-level courses such as the Structure of Modern French, French Stylistics, Bilingualism, Commercial French, and other offerings designed to strengthen our Master of Language Teaching program, and experience in new modes of instructional technology. Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in French and English.

The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is strongly committed to fostering cultural diversity and multicultural awareness among its faculty, students, and staff, and is particularly interested in applicants with demonstrated experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are invited and encouraged.

Please apply online at: (Job Opening ID 44664). Use the online application and be prepared to upload a cover letter (discussing preparation and prior teaching experience) and your CV. Three reference letters are required and should be sent to Professor Muratore, Chair of the Search Committee ( Applicants may contact Professor Muratore with any questions about job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions relevant to the application process.

The University of Missouri is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. 

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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