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Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Bryn Mawr College
Pennsylvania, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Bryn Mawr College
Department of French and Francophone Studies
Assistant Professor

The Department of French and Francophone Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2020 in 20th-21st Century French and Francophone Studies. Possible subfields include: postcolonial studies (ideally Maghrebi studies), performance studies, and gender studies.  Research and teaching interests in diversity are especially welcome.  The position may include the opportunity for involvement in the department’s Institut d’Avignon.  Candidates must have demonstrated teaching excellence and should expect to teach at all levels of our curriculum (including language courses and graduate seminars for our AB/MA program).  The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars.  Native or near-native fluency in French required.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a sample syllabus for an advanced undergraduate course by December 2, 2019 to the French and Francophone Studies Search Committee via Interfolio at: In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the French and Francophone Studies Search Committee.  Applications received by December 2, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world.  The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion.  We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students.  We have a student body of 1,350 undergraduates (34 percent are U.S. students of color and 22 percent are international students). There are 310 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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