Wabash College — Assistant Professor of French

The Wabash College Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a Byron K. Trippet tenure-track assistant professor of French, to start July 1, 2017. Research area open. We seek a generalist who can teach a full spectrum of courses in French and Francophone Studies. Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment, native/near-native fluency in French and English, and evidence of excellence in teaching required.

The successful candidate must be dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting, to ongoing scholarship, and to developing and leading a successful French program within a department of modern languages. Normal teaching load is six courses per year, balanced among language, literature, and culture, and including periodic contributions to all-college courses. Expectations include working with a diverse student body and building the program by leading immersion experiences for students and seeking out cross-disciplinary opportunities.

The salary is competitive and generous faculty development support is available. Applications, including cover letter, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, e-mail addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation, and a teaching statement that addresses the candidate’s commitment to promoting French in a liberal arts environment, may be submitted at www.wabash.edu/employment. Review of materials will begin October 31. Inquiries may be directed to Rachel Barclay (barclayr@wabash.edu).

The College seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.


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