University of Colorado Boulder
Assistant Professor, Nineteenth Century French Literature, Culture and Society
French and Italian
Job Posting #818565
The Department of French and Italian at the University of Colorado invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, in the area of nineteenth-century French literature, culture and society. The Department is especially interested in an innovative junior scholar who would enhance the department’s current initiative to augment our existing expertise in literary studies with a fuller inclusion of the cultural and social aspects of France and the Francophone world. Areas of particular focus could include colonial/post-colonial and empire studies, visual cultures, and popular culture, with other subfields and topics also welcomed.
This position is full-time, tenure-track, with a 2/2 teaching load. Includes teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level in a PhD-granting department. Start-up funds (for computer, library purchases, etc.) are provided, as well as summer research support following the first year.
A PhD in French Language, Literature or other relevant fields (History, Art History, Comparative Literature, etc.) by Aug. 1, 2013 is required, along with native or near-native fluency in French, and the ability to teach the basic undergraduate French literature survey course (French 3020, 19th-20th centuries, normally taken by Juniors).
Applications are accepted electronically at: www.jobsatcu.com, posting #818565, and must include:A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. A current CV/resume. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Three written letters of reference (may be from the individuals listed in #3 or from others). A writing sample (in French or English). Current transcripts.
(Note: The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of a transcript or diploma copyAn abstract of the dissertation.
Consideration of applications will begin on Nov. 16, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews for the position will be conducted at the MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, in Boston, MA. Alternate interview arrangements can be made if absolutely necessary for candidates unable to attend the convention.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Cowell, Chair, Department of French and Italian)
Salary is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. For additional information about the University of Colorado at Boulder, go to: www.colorado.edu/about/ataglance.html.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Employment Services at (303) 492-6475.