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Visiting Assistant Professor (French)
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 16, 2023
Title Visiting Assistant Professor (French)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Foreign Language
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures

Job Description Summary

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Auburn University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in French for a one-year appointment, for academic year 2023-2024.
This is a full time nine-month, non-tenure-eligible position. Teaching load is 3/3 per academic year primarily at the introductory and intermediate levels. Opportunities may be available, as needed, to teach upper-level French content courses. This position may be renewed for a second year based on the needs of the French section.

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications: Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. in French or French linguistics/applied linguistics. The area of specialization within French studies is open. ABDs will also be considered but must have Ph.D. by start date. (ABDs selected for an interview must provide evidence of potential to complete degree by time of appointment, August 16, 2023.) Native or near-native fluency in French and English is also required, as is documented college-level teaching experience and positive teaching evaluations. Familiarity with current language pedagogy and the ACTFL Guidelines as well as experience in innovative course curricula are highly desirable. Candidates must be willing to participate in extra-curricular activities to help promote enrollment in the Department’s French Major and Minor programs.

The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The candidate must be able to communicate fluently in French and English. For further information about Auburn University and our department visit:

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply for this position:
Applicants will be required to attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations, and names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted for letters.
Review of applications will begin March 27, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.”

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