St. Lawrence University, Modern Languages and Literatures/ African Studies
Assistant Professor of Francophone and African Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
St. Lawrence University invites applications for a joint tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Francophone and African Studies with a specialization in Francophone African literature, and a familiarity with Anglophone African literature and culture, as well as with post-colonial theory. Preference will also be given to candidates who have teaching expertise in the Francophone African Diaspora. The position involves teaching six courses a year, including language courses in French at all levels and courses in literature and culture taught in English and in French. It also involves service as director of the St. Lawrence University Program Abroad in France; the person hired will be expected to apply to direct once prior to tenure and periodically thereafter. Ph.D. in hand preferred; native or near native fluency in French and English required; college teaching experience preferred. The candidate must possess commitment to undergraduate education and readiness to demonstrate leadership in sustaining our programs abroad. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their scholarship and teaching. Position begins August 2013.
Interested candidates should send application letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Joan Dargan, Search Committee Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. Electronic submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and continue until the position is successfully filled.
Located in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,300 students. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLU’s homepage at http://www.stlawu.edu.
SLU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Professor Joan Dargan, Search Committee Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. Electronic submissions may be sent to email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||French History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies