Bryant University is located on a 428 acre campus in Smithfield, RI, which is situated 15 minutes from Providence, RI, and 45 minutes from Boston, MA. Throughout its more than 150 year history, Bryant has earned a distinguished reputation for innovative academic programs and technology that are marketplace driven and highly attuned to the emerging needs of industry and society. Bryant’s close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs that integrate business and the arts and sciences, with an emphasis on real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, Baron’s, and College Factual.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three courses per semester (introductory and upper-division courses), sustaining an active and productive scholarly research agenda, and contributing to departmental growth and development. This position will involve advising the French student organization, coordinating co-curricular activities, working with study abroad, and conducting outreach to local communities.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in French with a specialization in applied linguistics or related field and a strong background in current evidence-based approaches and technologies in instructed second language acquisition. Native or near-native fluency in spoken and written French and evidence of teaching effectiveness required. Administrative experience and knowledge of biocultural theory desired. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, to scholarly research, and to departmental and University service.
Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with coworkers and constituents are essential functions of this position.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Candidates must apply electronically and should include a letter of application, current vita, and a list of three references.
Review of applications begins on November 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions concerning the position can be directed to Dr. Tony Houston ( firstname.lastname@example.org).