Job Title Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Rhodes College
(Memphis, TN) invites applications for a three-year visiting position at the
rank of Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies to begin in
August 2022. We seek a specialist in pre-revolutionary French Studies.
Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach courses in
Francophone North African Studies. Rhodes College believes that diversity and
inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to
recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate
pool. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life
balance of its faculty. Applicants should hold or expect to receive a Ph.D. in
French Studies or a closely related field by July 2022. Duties of the position
include teaching courses at all levels of the undergraduate French curriculum.
The teaching distribution is 3-3, including introductory and intermediate
language courses, and advanced literature and culture courses for majors and
minors. The applicant should be able to translate their current scholarship
into the liberal arts classroom and demonstrate successful teaching
experience. Native or near-native fluency in French is required. Candidates
will have the opportunity to contribute to interdisciplinary programs such as
Jewish, Islamic, and Middle East Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Film
and Media Studies, among others.
Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal
arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service
to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves.
Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses,
located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse
center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a
major metropolitan area. https: // www. rhodes.edu/admission-aid/why-
Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming
environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and
anti-discrimination. (https: // handbook.rhodes.edu/college-handbook-employee-
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. A complete application will include
1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a
teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum
vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references; 4) a
separate statement that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, and/or
service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to
diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Review of completed
applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position
is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher
education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required
before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. Rhodes College
requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 with exceptions for
medical or religious reasons, which will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Applicants should hold or expect to receive a Ph.D. in French Studies or a
closely related field by July 2022.
Posting Number F00098P
Open Date 10/05/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruiter/Contact for Applicant Laura Loth
Contact Email for Applicant email@example.com
Contact Number for Applicant 901-843-3587
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Documents Needed To Apply
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3