Visiting Assistant Professor of French



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The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of French beginning fall 2020. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.
Candidates should have a record of excellence in teaching in French language and literature. Normal teaching load is 5 courses per year. Although the field of specialization is open, the successful candidate will have considerable training as a generalist and will be able to teach survey courses and undergraduate seminars in literature, as well as language classes at all levels. The successful candidate may also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching statement must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15959. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate's ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Interviews of selected candidates will be held via video conferencing later in March. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

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