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Assistant Professor of French
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Jun. 18, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of French
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department Modern Languages, Comm, & Phil
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Assistant Professor of French will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching four undergraduate courses in French (12 hours per semester), including first year elementary and second-year intermediate French classes; engaging in scholarly research; serving on committees; participating in departmental and university activities; and performing other duties as assigned by the department chair.
Position is renewable annually based on satisfactory performance.


A Ph.D. in French (in hand by August 2021) is preferred, though a candidate with a Master of Arts or ABD in French and excellent teaching credentials at the college level will be considered.
The selected candidate should be a generalist and must have native or near-native fluency in French to teach undergraduates French/Francophone language and cultures.
Experience with innovative teaching/learning technologies and online teaching is desirable.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of reccommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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