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Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Visiting Assistant Professor of French

The World Languages and Culture Department at Alma College invites applications for a one-year, visiting assistant professor position in French. Duties will begin in August, 2018. Position is renewable for a second year upon satisfactory performance.

Required qualifications: The successful candidate will be enthusiastically willing and qualified to teach all levels of French, from 100 to upper level, including French and Francophone culture. The successful candidate will also demonstrate dedication to institutional service and inter-/intra-department cooperation as the position includes some program-related service commitments, including (but not limited to) supervising and coordinating the French language assistant and student teaching assistants; and will be expected to promote the French program in various departmental activities. Experience teaching in higher education and Ph.D. or A.B.D. in French/Francophone studies (or related field) required.

Preferred qualifications: Expertise in cultural studies; Expertise in Islamic Studies and the francophone world; Expertise in digital humanities

Applications must include: letter of interest; curriculum vita; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; a statement of research interests and expertise; and three letters of reference

Submit application materials electronically to:
Barb Tripp ( ) attn.. Stephany Slaughter, Chair, World Languages and Culture Search Committee.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by May 7, 2018.

A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate Liberal Arts College committed to academic excellence and an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. For more information about the College, visit

Story published on April 19, 2018