Assistant Professor, French Studies

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Posting #:F 26/2013
Posted:Oct 31, 2013
Employment Status:Probationary tenure-track
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 Tenure-Track Appointment in French Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1st, 2014.


The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in 19th-Century French Literature or in
18th-Century French Literature, and have extensive and successful experience in the teaching of
French as a second language. In addition to teaching courses in literature, the successful candidate will be expected to teach and possibly coordinate different levels of French language courses, including Business French, for a total of two courses per term. The successful candidate shall also contribute to the general research culture and activities of the Department. Native or near-native fluency in French and English, plus a demonstrated record of excellent 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 shall include the following in hard copy only: a covering letter, a current curriculum vitae, a brief teaching dossier and a summary of ongoing research. In addition, candidates shall arrange for three recent confidential letters of reference to be sent to:

Prof. Tamara El-Hoss, Chair
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Brock University
St. Catharines ON L2S 3A1

The application deadline is Monday, January 20, 2014. This position is subject to budgetary approval. More information on Brock University may be found on the University’s website: Brock
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.