Assistant Professor - French Studies

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Posting #:F 09/2013
Posted:Mar 28, 2013
Employment Status:Limited Term Appointment
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
Department:Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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Job Summary

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Brock University invites applications for a Limited-Term Appointment in French Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor from July 1st, 2013 to June 30th, 2014.


The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in 19th Century French Literature or in 18th Century French Literature, and have extensive training and successful experience in the teaching of French as a second language. In addition to teaching a half-course in literature, the successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-course in French language at the first year level and one additional half-course, possibly in Business French, for a total of two full credits/courses. Native or near-native fluency in French and English plus a demonstrated record of successful research and teaching are required. Knowledge of relevant teaching methodologies, and proven expertise in the use of computer-based instructional technology are strongly desired.


Applications will include a covering letter plus a current curriculum vitae including a teaching dossier; in addition, candidates will arrange for three recent confidential letters of reference to be sent to:
Dr. Tamara El-Hoss, Chair
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Brock University
St. Catharines ON L2S 3A1

The application deadline is May 1st, 2013. This position is subject to budgetary approval. More information on Brock University may be found on the University’s website: Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at and include the completed form with their application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.