Assistant Professor of French, Tenure-Track

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures at Boston College invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Literature in French. The area of specialization is open. We are especially interested in literary scholarship that complements without duplicating the areas of specialization represented by current faculty. The successful candidate will be a dynamic teacher of undergraduate and graduate students as well as a scholar with an ambitious research and publication agenda. All candidates must have full working competency in French as well as English and should have a doctorate in hand by the position start date of July 1, 2024.

To apply, please go to Applications should include a cover letter containing a brief research and teaching statement, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample in English or French (article or chapter length, 30 pp. max.), and three confidential letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2023. Initial interviews will be conducted by Zoom in mid-December.

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Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and in concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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