POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTAssistant Professor of FrenchThe University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Department of French, Italianand Comparative Literature invites applications for a tenure-trackposition in French at the rank of Assistant Professor. Native ornear-native fluency in French and Ph.D. in French (or closely relatedfield) in hand at the time of application are required. The positionwill carry a teaching load of four courses per year (2-2) and requiresthe ability to teach at least three of the following: literature,culture, film, linguistics and language. Area of specialization open.Successful candidates must have a proven commitment to excellence inteaching, scholarly research and publication, as well as an expressedinterest in community outreach activities. Preference will be given tocandidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: earlymodern or enlightenment literature, cultural studies, linguistics,Québec studies. Initial review of applications will begin November 5,2012. Applications received after that date may not be considered.Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a 10-20 pagesample of your scholarly writing, and the contact information forthree references to: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/10867The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an EEO/AA employer.