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Tenure Track-Assistant Professor - 591401 Aa Foreign Languages

Position Deleted on 6/08/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Greenville, NC
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Job Description: The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at East Carolina University is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in 20th /21st century French literature and culture to begin August 13, 2012.

The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda and display a record of scholarship and teaching excellence. The candidate will be expected to support and contribute to program coordination, curriculum development, and the creation of distance education courses in a growing French program. Departmental duties will include advising student organizations and participation in outreach activities. Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is also expected. Interest in participating in multidisciplinary programs such as Film Studies is considered a plus.

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures has 34 full-time faculty members. It offers BS degrees in French, German and Hispanic Studies Education; courses of study in Japanese and Italian; and BA degrees in French, German, Hispanic Studies, Multidisciplinary Studies:Classics, and Multidisciplinary Studies:Russian Studies. Faculty members teach also in a wide range of related interdisciplinary programs across the university. The Department offers a collegial and supportive work environment for faculty with varied research interests, backgrounds, and areas of specialization. Faculty members have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research, and service to the community and the profession. For a complete overview of the Department, visit

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. from an appropriately accredited institution required. Native or near native proficiency in French and English is expected.

Candidates must have the doctorate in hand by August of 2012.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates for this position must complete a candidate profile and submit a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (20-30 pages) online. In addition, the candidate must submit a copy of their transcripts and arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to:

Chair, French Search Committee
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Bate Building 3324
Mailstop #556
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Official transcript required upon employment.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 05/06/2012

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University and accommodates individuals with disabilities. Proper documentation of identity and employability is required at the time of employment.
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