Assistant Professor of French

Assistant Professor of French

The Department of French at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of French, to begin September 1, 2020. Teaching load is 2-2, undergraduate courses taught in French and English translation, as well as graduate seminars. Applicants must have a specialization in Caribbean and/or Sub-Saharan African literatures and cultures. Affiliation with other units such as Comparative Literature, Cinema Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, or Latino and Caribbean Studies encouraged. Native or near-native fluency in French required. Ph.D. in hand by May 2020. For more information on Rutgers’ French program, please see:

Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (not to exceed 25 pages), statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Student evaluations from courses are optional.

Applications uploaded by November 4, 2019 will receive full consideration. All materials should be sent via the Rutgers University job portal (ROCS) [ ] to Professor Richard Serrano, Search Committee Chair. You may direct any questions about the position to him (

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service, or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Categories: French and Francophone

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