Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary:


The French Department at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of French. Preference for Contemporary issues in the French speaking world, but other specialties will be considered. Research focus should complement but not overlap current faculty areas of specialty:




Requirements: Ph.D. in hand preferred; native or near-native fluency in both French and English, evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching of French language, and sustained living experience in France or a francophone country. Candidates must be able to teach French language at all levels, and an advanced course in their specialty. Annual teaching load of six courses.


Application Details:


Applicants should apply online at: In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher-scholar at an undergraduate liberal arts institution that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and values diversity.


Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least two individuals should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. Interviews will take place via Zoom, beginning April 30, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


Inquiries can be addressed to Jack Murphy, Chair, Department of French, at


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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