Assistant Professor in Decolonial Pedagogy

The Department of French and Italian at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Decolonial Pedagogy with expertise in African Studies (including Literature, Linguistics, and/or Media) at the level of Assistant Professor, starting August 1, 2024. Teaching load: 2 courses per semester. A PhD in French, Francophone Studies, Second Language Acquisition, or a related field is required by the time of employment.

We seek candidates who are passionate about, and committed to, teaching French from the beginning to the advanced levels; as well as Francophone Studies courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels (desirable areas include Decolonial Pedagogy, French Language Pedagogy, African Studies, and/or Black Studies). We are also looking for candidates who will make substantive and innovative contributions to the curriculum. Preference will be given to applicants whose work puts Decolonial Pedagogies into a dynamic engagement with several fields and disciplines, and whose research and teaching complement the existing strengths of our department. Proficiency in an African language (from any part of the continent or its diaspora) is strongly preferred.

Emory University is committed to building a strong and diverse professoriate and our department hopes to recruit a scholar who actively contributes to the diversity of our workplace through the excellence of their research, teaching and service. Distinguished (ACTFL) abilities in French and English are required. Applications should be submitted through Interfolio. A preliminary dossier must include a letter of application, a CV, a representative writing sample (approximately 20 pages), a teaching portfolio (course evaluations, teaching statement, sample syllabi), a diversity statement, and the names of three recommenders who will be able to provide letters upon request. Emory University is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Submit your application here: by November 19, 2023.

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