Posting Date: Friday, December 19, 2014

Drew University, a private, liberal arts university, located in the New York City metro area, seeks a full-time one-year, non-tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of French beginning August 2015. Drew is ranked among the top liberal arts institutions nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and Washington Monthly, and is listed in Princeton Review’s Best 379 Colleges. The University has a total student enrollment of 2,019 in three schools: The College of Liberal Arts, the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and the Drew Theological School. The undergraduate program offers degrees in 30 different disciplines, while Caspersen and the Theological School offer degrees at the masters and doctoral levels. We collectively value the ideas and engagement of our faculty, staff, and students, and strive together to provide Full-Impact Learning and significant experiential opportunities. The successful candidate will be a dynamic language teacher and generalist with expertise in French/Francophone film. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in-hand by June 2015. Responsibilities will include teaching six language and film courses per year. These courses, range in level from introductory to advanced in French, and may be combined with specialty courses in French and in English, and with serving as faculty advisor to the Association Francophone. The successful applicant will have near-native competency in French and English with outstanding teaching credentials and must show a potential for scholarship. Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, CV and three reference letters electronically to Professor Marie-Pascale Pieretti at Review of applications will begin January 31, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by June 2015.

In order to enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EO employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.