Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Civilizations (tenure-track)

Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor of French and Francophone studies.

The job requires a Ph.D. in French or related. The job requires Ph.D. by the time of appointment and specialization in French and Francophone civilizations with a focus on 20th and 21st century cultural French civilization and history and their connections to the intellectual history in other parts of the Francophone world and Europe. Preference for candidate with a specialization in more than one field of French and Francophone Studies, such as history, culture, society, and whose work puts French and Francophone Studies into dynamic engagement with intercultural studies. Candidate should demonstrate tangible promise in research, teaching, and service. Candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach language courses and content courses in French such as courses on French history, culture, or society or intercultural studies. Teaching load: 5 courses over two semesters.

Qualified applicants should email application to: Paper applications will not be accepted. An Application must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample (no more than thirty pages), and a brief statement detailing your experience and commitment to diversity in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

UMBC’s Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication, in addition to offering instruction in a broad range of languages, has a long history of training students to examine cultural differences, to understand their nature and implications, and to apply their linguistic and intercultural talents and skills in advancing cultural and ethnic diversity and social responsibility. With its renewed emphasis on intercultural issues and conflicts, MLLI has become one of the primary academic departments at UMBC dedicated to innovative approaches to linguistic, cultural, and economic diversity and social justice. For further information about the department, please consult

UMBC has a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We are especially proud of the diversity of our student body and we seek to attract equally diverse faculty. Successful candidates must be able to work in a multicultural environment and support diversity and inclusion reflecting our student body. Furthermore, the successful candidate should embrace our vision and mission, and be committed to inclusive excellence and diversity.

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For best consideration submit your application at by December 7, 2020.


UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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