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Job Description:
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics of Syracuse University invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor in French and Francophone Studies. This is a one-year appointment beginning August 21, 2017 and may be considered for a one-year extension.

Ph.D. In Modern French Literature or Culture and related fields such as Comparative Literature, Film or Media Studies, History, and Cultural Studies. Native or near-native Fluency in French and English, and experience in teaching French higher division courses and graduate seminars at college level are required.

The successful candidate will teach three courses in the fall semester and three courses in the spring semester divided between undergraduate and graduate level courses. In addition, the selected candidate will advise MA students on their final projects. Must maintain regular office hours.

Application Instructions:
Please attach:

(1) Cover letter underlining scholarship and prior teaching experience and qualifications for the position.

(2) Curriculum Vitae

(3) Contact information for three professional references to provide letters of recommendations.

(4) Statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence.

Position will be open until filled.

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Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.


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(Job Number XXXXXX) and attach: (1) cover letter underlining scholarship and prior teaching experience and qualifications for the position; (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) names and emails of three professional referees to provide letters of recommendations; (4) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence.