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Kalamazoo College
Department of French and Francophone Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Kalamazoo College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone studies, beginning September 2018. Ph.D. or evidence of imminent completion required by June 2018. Salary competitive and consistent with level of experience. The successful candidate will teach a full-time load of six courses per year, two per 10-week term, ranging from introductory French language to advanced studies in French. The successful candidate might eventually contribute to our college-wide, interdisciplinary seminar program. We seek a candidate with expertise and experience in modern/contemporary French and Francophone studies (literature, cultural and/or visual studies). Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching of language, literature and culture.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic, arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by February 17, 2018 will receive full consideration. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript (unofficial acceptable), a detailed statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and a statement on scholarship below. Have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to FrenchSearch@kzoo.edu. Later in the process, candidates will be asked to provide a teaching demonstration video. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer

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Larissa Dugas and Aurélie Chatton, Search Chairs
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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