Visiting Assistant Professor in French

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, English & Literature, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Religion
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor in French Rank Visiting Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Providence College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in French for AY 2022-23.

Candidates for this position should be willing to teach a wide range of French language and culture courses, including courses in Francophone literature, at the undergraduate level. Further, faculty in our department are expected to engage with students to promote interest in the study of French and the Francophone world and participate in departmental and college activities. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to and/or experience with engaging diverse students in the classroom. Essential Duties
The teaching load for this position is four courses per semester. Education and Experience Required
PhD in French from an accredited institution by the time of the appointment; record of and commitment to scholarly research and publication; proof of teaching experience at various levels; native or near-native fluency and cultural competency are essential.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F132P Open Date 05/19/2022 Close Date 05/30/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts, and three (3) letters of recommendation. Application information is available on the College’s web site at: . The deadline for applications is May 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Edgar Mejía (, Search Committee Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Providence College, Providence, RI, 02918. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan for Diversity involves “intentionally recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are drawn to, and supportive of, the mission of the College, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the human flourishing of each member of the campus community.” To review the strategic plan, please visit An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
Optional Documents
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