Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Foreign Languages and Literatures Section
Assistant Professor of French Studies (tenure track)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Assistant Professor of French Studies (tenure track), MIT
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Foreign Languages and Literatures Section invites applications for a tenure-track position in French Studies at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2013 (employment begins July 1, 2013). Candidates must hold a completed Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the start of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with 1) two years of academic teaching experience at the college or university level and 2) clear evidence of scholarly development. Duties include: teaching courses at the undergraduate level, devising a variety of mid-tier and upper-level courses (some conducted in French, others in English), advising students, and performing scholarly research. Native or near-native fluency in French and English is required.
Applicants should have a specialization in contemporary French Studies with direct relevance to research areas such as, but not limited to, media and the arts; urban, youth and/or popular cultures; French and francophone literatures. The ideal candidate will bring strong interdisciplinary interest to French Studies in European and/or post-colonial contexts. Applicants must have significant scholarly work that is currently published or in press. The Section is looking for an innovative and imaginative scholar who is eager to engage with colleagues in fresh curricular and research initiatives.
MIT is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.
Please send letter of application, CV, four letters of recommendation (including one that specifically addresses your teaching profile), a writing sample of published or in-press scholarship (no longer than 30 pages, preferably in English), and two syllabi of courses you have taught, to be received no later than November 9, 2012, to:
|Primary Category:||French History / Studies