Visiting Assistant Professor of French (Two Positions)

Visiting Assistant Professor of French

The Department of French, Francophone, and Italian Studies at the College of Charleston invites applications for two  three-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions in French beginning August 16, 2024. We are seeking two dynamic and dedicated teacher-scholars with demonstrated excellence in teaching French as a foreign language and a strong commitment to equitable and inclusive teaching.

A Ph.D. in French is required at time of appointment. A.B.D. candidates in French, with an expected completion by August 15, 2024, will be considered. Near native proficiency in French and English is required along with teaching experience in lower-level French language classes. The teaching load will be four courses per semester. The position is benefits-eligible, and the salary is competitive.

Application Details:
To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio at the link below: (1) a letter of interest detailing experience and preparation; (2) current CV; (3) three letters of recommendation; (4) teaching philosophy; (5) a teaching portfolio, which may include sample syllabi and teaching evaluations; and (6) unofficial transcripts. The teaching philosophy must address the candidate’s experience, ability to design and assess courses, and research goals. Apply here:

Questions concerning this position should be addressed to the Chair of the Department Dr. Lisa Signori ( Review of applications will begin February 26th and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts college in the State of South Carolina, located in the downtown area of Charleston. Founded in 1770, the College has a rich history, with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 undergraduate students. The College of Charleston celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. To learn more about the College of Charleston, visit our web-page at; for French, Italian, and Francophone Studies, visit

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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