Visiting Assistant Professor for French

The French and Francophone Studies Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a visiting position at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. We seek candidates to teach language and mid-level literature/culture courses. We seek candidates with exceptional fluency in French; demonstrated experience, and excellence in language teaching. Our program stresses oral and written proficiency as well as communication within cultural contexts. All areas of specialization will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates specializing in pre-20th century studies; experience with visual media and language pedagogy highly desirable. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity and inclusion in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph. D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses. The expected salary range for this position is $74,000 to $76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter and c.v. via interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Cheryl Morgan, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on March 8, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum ( Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information ( 


Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.


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