Responsibilities This is a tenure track position that will begin August 2019 and will involve teaching 21 credit hours per academic year in all levels of undergraduate French language, culture, and literature courses, as well as contribute to Mercers signature foundational programs (e.g. Great Books, Integrative Studies). Candidates must demonstrate native or near-native proficiency in French and English, excellence in teaching, and should also show promise in scholarly research. The position will also involve departmental and university service as well as advising. The ability to teach elementary German or Latin would be considered a plus, but is not required to apply.
Qualifications Ph.D. in French or Francophone Studies, or a closely related field from an accredited college/university is required. ABD will be considered. Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the final candidate.
Additional Information Mercer University is one of Americas oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,500 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges. The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1900 students. Recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University is in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta. For additional information about Mercer and the position, please contact the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Anna Weaver at firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the following website: http://www.mercer.edu.
Background Check Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
Required Documents 1) CV, 2) Cover Letter, 3) References, 4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and 5) Statement of Research Interests
Special Instructions to Applicants Candidates should access http://jobs.mercer.edu to complete a brief online application and attach a letter of interest, current C.V., statements of teaching philosophy and research interests.
Unofficial transcripts may be requested from finalists as part of the recruitment process for this faculty position; finalists will need to redact any personal or private information including, but not limited to, social security number, birthdate, race, or gender, before submitting the unofficial transcripts. The successful candidate must submit official transcripts prior to employment. Finalists will also be asked to submit three official letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.