The Department of French and Italian in the School of Languages,
Literatures, and Cultures (SLLC) at the University of Maryland
(UMD) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
with a specialization in 19th-century French and Francophone
literatures/cultures and expertise in Digital Humanities beginning
August 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach
four courses per year and play a key role in program development
and interdisciplinary collaboration with scholars in Digital
Humanities within and beyond SLLC.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate recognized potential for
excellence in scholarship and teaching French language, literature,
and culture courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Publication record expected. Native or near-native fluency in
French and English required. PhD in hand by June 1, 2020. We seek
candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them
to contribute to diversity and inclusion. Candidates who have
demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments,
and a commitment to working with women and underrepresented
minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration
are especially encouraged to apply. For best consideration, apply
by Monday, November 11, 2019.
For full consideration, candidates should submit a cover letter,
CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Research Statement,
Teaching Statement, 2 sample syllabi (one for an undergraduate
course and one for a graduate course), a summary of and sample of
teaching evaluations, writing sample (published article or work in
progress) of no more than 30 pages in English or in French, and
three letters of recommendation, one of which must include an
assessment of teaching. All applications must be uploaded to the
University of Maryland web-based employment application system at
Review of applications will begin November 11, 2019 and continue
until the position is filled. The position is contingent on the
continued availability of funds.
The University of Maryland, College Park actively subscribes to
a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate
against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color,
sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion,
ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information,
political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.