Assistant Professor in Francophone Media & Cultural Studies (Affiliated with Film and Media Studies)

The Department of Romance Studies at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Francophone Media and Cultural Studies to begin September 1, 2024.  Teaching load is 2/2. The successful candidate will teach three courses in French on Francophone cultural studies and media in Romance Studies (their home department), and one course in the affiliated Film and Media Studies program (FMS) in English, ranging from introductory courses to upper-level courses in their area(s) of expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate an expertise in global Francophone cultural studies and cinema and/or media beyond Europe such as African, Maghreb, Caribbean, Pacific, or Asian traditions; additional focus on diasporic, post-colonial or immigrant Francophone media and cultural studies in a transnational framework encouraged. Applicants must have native or near native command of French and English, demonstrated excellent teaching record, strong commitment to scholarly research, and Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment.


All application materials are submitted via  Please provide a cover letter, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement that includes evidence of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, teaching evaluations from the most recent year or two of teaching, and a journal article or book chapter of at least 8,000 words that has recently been published or is slated for publication. Three letters of recommendation addressing candidate’s scholarship, teaching and future research should be uploaded directly by recommenders to Nina Gerassi-Navarro in Interfolio. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.


Questions about the position may be directed to Bridget Erickson at

Interviews of selected candidates via video-conferencing will be held in January.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check.


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