Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Washington College invites applications for a full-time two-year position (with possibility of renewal for another year, depending on curricular needs and performance of the selected candidate) of Visiting Assistant Professor of French to begin in August 2021.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated effectiveness in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, and native or near-native proficiency in French and English. PhD in French (or related field) in hand is preferred (ABD considered). They will be expected to teach courses in French and on Francophone culture at all levels of the program; perform curricular and administrative work of the French program; support program-related co-curricular activities. The area of specialization is open and we particularly welcome candidates with interdisciplinary interests.

Washington College seeks employees committed to advancing inclusion and equity and to cultivating a community that welcomes all people, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Of special interest are candidates who can further the College’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. Founded in 1782, Washington College is a selective liberal arts institution of about 1,100 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. It is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

For more information please consult the college’s ( and the department’s website (

Please upload a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references, and an unofficial transcript to our online portal:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Please direct any inquiries about the position to Dr. Grewling, search chair ( For assistance accessing our portal, contact

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