Employment Opportunities

Visiting Assistant Professor of French

The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University seeks to appoint a Visiting Assistant Professor of French for a one-year appointment beginning August 15, 2016. Salary is dependent on terminal degree status.

Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction and enthusiasm for teaching French language and culture. The successful candidate will teach a combination of courses at the beginning, transitional, and intermediate levels; coordinate conversation and lab activities; and assist with program recruitment and publicity. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the university level, evidence of continuing professional development, and native or near-native fluency in French. Candidates should have an M.A., Ph.D. or be ABD in French. 

The Humanities Department offers Minors and International Minors in French, German, and Spanish, and a Minor in Diversity Studies. Our undergraduate programs include Scientific and Technical Communication; Communication, Culture, and Media Studies; English; and Liberal Arts. We offer an M.A. and Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture. The department’s programs provide opportunities to teach and engage in research that benefits from an intellectually rich, multidisciplinary environment. Please see our website: www.mtu.edu/humanities

 Applicants may apply at http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/4285. Required documents are: Letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness, such as teaching evaluations, portfolio, and statement of teaching philosophy.  You will be asked to supply three names for recommendation purposes. At least one of your letters of recommendation should address your teaching abilities.

 Review of applications begins on May 20th and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Ramon Fonkoue at rafonkou@mtu.edu.

 Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.

 Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual career partners and retaining a quality workforce. Michigan Tech is committed to offering career exploration advice and assistance whenever feasible and appropriate at the University and in the local community. See Dual Career Program for additional information.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.