Visiting Assistant Professor of French

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Auburn University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in French for a one-year appointment, for academic year 2023-2024.

This is a full time nine-month, non-tenure-eligible position. Teaching load is 3/3 per academic year primarily at the introductory and intermediate levels. Opportunities may be available, as needed, to teach upper-level French content courses. This position may be renewed for a second year based on the needs of the French section.

Required qualifications: Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. in French or French linguistics/applied linguistics. The area of specialization within French studies is open. ABDs will also be considered but must have Ph.D. by start date. (ABDs selected for an interview must provide evidence of potential to complete degree by time of appointment, August 16, 2023.)

Native or near-native fluency in French and English is also required, as is documented collegelevel teaching experience and positive teaching evaluations. Familiarity with current language pedagogy and the ACTFL Guidelines as well as experience in innovative course curricula are highly desirable. Candidates must be willing to participate in extra-curricular activities to help promote enrollment in the Department’s French Major and Minor programs.

The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The candidate must be able to communicate fluently in French and English. For further information about Auburn University and our department visit:

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate a climate and easy access to major cities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.

To apply for this position: Applicants will be required to attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations, and names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted for letters.

Review of applications will begin March 27, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.”

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.

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