Wiki page for Academic Jobs in French & Francophone Literature & Culture advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.
Last year's page: French and Francophone Studies 2019-2020.
Instructions[edit | edit source]
Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.
TT/NT: Tenure-track or tenured
For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.) Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.
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Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]
- Auburn University (AL). Assistant Professor of French. 11/1. TT. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2692/assistant-professor-of-french/
- Beloit College (WI). Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of French and Francophone Language and Cultures. Francophone literature and culture. Review begins 8/1. NT. https://careers.insidehighered.com/job/2003763/visiting-assistant-professor-or-instructor-of-french-and-francophone-language-and-cultures/
- Boston University (MA). Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Performance Studies. 11/30. NTT. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17430
- Brown University (RI). Lecturer in French Studies. 11/15. NT. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2771/lecturer-in-french-studies/
- Eastern Michigan University (MI). Assistant Professor of French. 12/10. TT. https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/emichedu/jobs/2914038/assistant-professor-french?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
- Hillsdale College (MI). Assistant Professor of French. 11/16. TT. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2705/assistant-professor-of-french/ - Interview 12/16
- Santa Clara University (CA). Assistant Professor of French & Francophone Studies. 20/21C French and Francophone Studies. 10/1. TT. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177285985 - Interview 11/20
- Stanford (CA). Postdoc. Mellon Fellowship. 11/1. NT. [http://https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2610/postdoctoral-opportunity-mellon-fellowship-of-scholars-in-the-humanities-at-stanford/
- Swarthmore College (PA). Visiting Assistant Professor (3 years). Medieval to 19C + medical humanities/ecocriticism. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2715/visiting-assistant-professor-of-french/?porder=French&ix=2#top-pagination
- Texas Tech (TX). Assistant Professor of French. 11/10. TT. Modern (18-21C) French literature and culture. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2683/assistant-professor-of-french/ - Interview 11/23
- UC Berkeley (CA). Assistant Professor of French. 19-21C French. 10/30. TT. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2625/assistant-professor-modernism-nineteenth-to-twenty-first-centuries-french/?porder=French#top-pagination
- University of Houston (TX). Instructional Assistant Professor -French https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001481&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago
- University of Maryland Baltimore County (MD). Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Civilizations. 12/07. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/298440/assistant-professor-in-french-and-francophone-civilizations-tenure-track-/?Action=ShowConfirmation&UserState=NewUser&ApplicationId=3369#apply-form
- University of Miami (Florida,). Position Title. Open Modern languages. 11/24. . https://mll.as.miami.edu/hiring/index.html).
- University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (NC). Teaching Associate Professor of French. 12/1. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2826/teaching-associate-professor-of-french/ - Interview 1/12, Offer 2/5
- University of Notre Dame (IN). Assistant Teaching Professor - French and Francophone Language and Culture. 11/1. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2663/assistant-teaching-professor-french-and-francophone-language-and-culture/?porder=French&ix=5#top-pagination - Interview 12/15, Rejection 2/8
- Wofford College (SC). Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies. Non-western Francophone. 19-21C. 11/1. TT. https://www.wofford.edu/Wofford.edu/Documents/Administration/Human%20Resources/Job-Posting-PDFs/assistant-professor-french-francophone-studies.pdf - Interview 11/24 ; Rejection by email 12/4; Campus visit invite 12/14; Rejection after campus visit 2/3;
Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]
- Boston University (MA). Lecturer in French, FT non-TT, (Deadline extended until March 31, 2021). https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18153 Interview invitation (04/06) Campus visit 4/15
- Oklahoma State University. Open rank -- Pandemic Studies cluster. https://apply.interfolio.com/84972
- Oberlin College (OH). Visiting Assistant Professor in French Cultural Studies. Due 3/15. https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/9841?job_application_id=85487
- College of Wooster (OH). Visiting Assistant Professor in French & Francophone Studies. Due 2/1. http://apply.interfolio.com/81231 Interview invitation 03/02
- University of North Florida. Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies with a specialization in the study of Haitian and/or Francophone Caribbean Language, Literature and Culture. Due 2/1. http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/15277
- Hollins University. Visiting Assistant Professor of French. Due 2/26. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/315128/visiting-assistant-professor-of-french/ - Interview invitation 03/05
- Roanoke College. Assistant Professor of French. Due 2/26. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/3008/assistant-professor-of-french/?porder=French&so=Date&ix=7#top-pagination
- San Diego State University. TT Assistant Professor, Pre-19C French Studies. Due 1/15. https://apply.interfolio.com/81429 Interview invitation 2/12. References contacted/campus visit invitation (early-March).
- Tufts University. Part-Time French Lecturer. Due 3/1. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4084/part-time-french-lecturer/?porder=French#top-pagination Interview invitation 03/23
- Truman State University. Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of French & Second Language Acquisition. Due 3/8. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4107/non-tenure-track-assistant-professor-of-french-and-second-language-acquisition/?porder=French&so=Date#top-pagination
- Austin College. Visiting Assistant Professor of French. Due 3/8. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/3059/visiting-assistant-professor-of-french/?porder=French&ix=1#top-pagination Interview invitation 3/25
- Harvard University. Preceptor in French. Due 3/15. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4105/preceptor-in-french/?porder=French#top-pagination Interview invitation 03/31
- Allegheny College. Assistant Professor of French and German. Review begins 02/22. https://careers.insidehighered.com/job/2091302/assistant-professor-of-french-and-german/
- Western Washington University. Visiting Assistant Professor of French. Due 3/5. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/3020/visiting-assistant-professor-of-french/?porder=French&so=Date&ix=8#top-pagination
- Colgate University. Visiting Assistant Professor of French. Review begins 3/15. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4129/visiting-assistant-professor-of-french/?porder=French&so=Date#top-pagination Interview invitation 4/5
- University of Sheffield (UK). Lecturer in the History of the Francophone World (Dept. of History). Closes 3/24. https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CEK315/lecturer-in-the-history-of-the-francophone-world
- Mercer University. Tenure-track French Faculty. Due 3/15. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/322487/faculty-french/
- Bucknell University. Visiting Assistant Professor of French. Review begins 3/22. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/322617/visiting-assistant-professor-of-french/
- Duke University. Instructor, French Language Program. Due 4/1. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4185/instructor-french-language-program/ Interview 4/12
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Lecturer of French. Review begins 4/19 or 4/21. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/4274/full-time-lecturer-in-french/
- University of Virginia. Assistant Professor of French (non-TT). No deadline posted; review begins immediately. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/323459/assistant-professor-of-french-general-faculty/?TrackID=108308&BatchID=291&cmpid=JBE_TL_20210306_jobtitle&utm_source=jbe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JBE_TL_20210306_jobtitle_job1 Interview invitation 4/8
- Grove City College (PA). Assistant Professor of French. No deadline posted; review begins immediately, open until filled. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/319623/assistant-professor-of-french/
Word on the Street[edit | edit source]
Any news from the cluster hire at Miami? -- They interviewed a full professor and she gave a job talk-lecture two weeks ago and I think they are in the process of hiring her. (12/24)
I heard there is a strong internal candidate for Texas Tech. -any news ? (12/14) - Has anyone heard anything since the first round of interviews? (12/19) -nothing here (12/21)
Any news about Berkeley? -nothing here (12/14) - they sent out interview requests + asked for supplemental materials (12/18) — campus visit invitation received (11/01) -- offer made (26/2) -- Did MK from C University get the job?
Any news about Auburn? - Auburn has done first-round interviews. - Any news since then? (12/12) - Any news? (01/11) - Offer made to a candidate (02/10)
Any news from Wofford after first-round interviews? - Haven't heard anything yet either (12/09). -They said they will be conducting interviews all this week so interviewees will hear end of the week or next week. (12/10). Added on 12/16: I got a formal rejection email from Wofford on 12/04. Added on 2/1: They made an offer. / 2/3: Got a rejection after campus visit; Congrats to the person who accepted the offer!
Colby is interviewing next week. (12.11) - Whoever is going to be interviewed needs to be careful not to overstep on the other faculty members' research and geographical focuses. - Anyone heard from Colby after first round interviews? (12.22) Colby made an offer (2.26).
Anything from Santa Clara? (12/14) - I heard they've already scheduled campus visits (12/14). Added on 2/1: Any news since they conducted campus interviews? - 2/12: I heard someone accepted the offer.
Curious what campus visits are looking like this year.. ?
Did anyone get an invite from Swarthmore to interview this week? - Still nothing here (12/17). - Invite 12/14. Interviews held 12/17-12/18 - Has anyone heard back after the interviews? (01/06) - On 12/19 was invited for campus visit for second week of January - Anything since the campus visits? (02/01) - Still nothing here (02/08) - received email saying they made an offer that was accepted (2/11)
LSU: Request for additional materials (12/18). - Interview requests sent (01/15) - Campus visit requests (01/27)
Any news from the lecturer position at Brown? (12/18) - Any news since December? (1/27) - rejection email received on 2/22 <--would you mind sharing how far you got in the interview process? - I did not get invited for an interview, but it seems interview requests were sent to selected candidates - rejection email received on 3/1 after campus visit on 2/10
Has anyone heard anything about the lecturer position at Penn? It's not listed above. (12/28) They should have a short-list by mid-January (01/01) Does anyone have an interview for the lecturer position at UPenn? (1/16)- They are interviewing their first selection of candidates (email received 01/31)
Any news from University of Houston? (01/11)
Has anyone heard from Notre Dame? (01/11) - They told me during the interview that they won't be in touch with anyone until they resume classes in February. (01/15). Just emailed them to ask for a status. They informed me that they were pursuing other candidates. (03/09) - They said they would let us know (post campus visit) at the beginning of March, I assume the offer was already made -- OFFER MADE (03/17).
Has anyone heard from Hillsdale College? (01/12) - Nothing since the interview on 12/16 (01/13). - Campus visits scheduled for end of January (01/16) - Rejection by email (02/11).
Any news from University of Maryland, Baltimore County? (1/14) - Nothing here (1/14) - Still nothing? (1/22) - Still nothing here (1/25) Still nothing?? (2/10) I heard they have an internal candidate (2/12)
Eastern Michigan U: Interview request, first-round (1/18) - Any news? (2/19) - Any news since the first round of interviews? (3/10) - They have just concluded the campus visits (3/11). OFFER ACCEPTED (4/1)
Any news from Furman after the first interviews on the first week of January? (01/24) - nothing here (1/27) -note from HR that the search was concluded (2/16)
Any news from San Diego State? (1/27) - nothing here (2/07) still no news? (4/1) First-round interviews were in February, but I have had no news since then (4/11) -I know someone who had a campus visit mid March (4/11) -Any updates? Waiting is tough. (4/16) Waiting is awful, I feel for you (us). -Solidarity, hang in there! Are you also a finalist at SDSU (/any idea when we might hear back)? - When you say "finalist" do you mean that you have had a campus visit and/or heard back after first round interviews? If so, please update!
Has anyone heard from Sam Houston State? (1/27)
French Instructor Position-Mississippi State University, rejection email received on 01/30
Any news from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor? (2/1) No, but I know they have an internal candidate and the job was open for him. (2/1) Welp (2/4)
Any news from UConn? (2/2) Campus visits for the Catalyzing Anti-racist and Decolonial Futures cluster hire took place between 2/8 and 2/19. Any word since the campus visits? (3/3)
Any news from Boston University? (2/20) Virtual Campus Visits took place the week of February 8th. - Any word since the campus visit? (2/25)
Any news from Durham University, UK? It's not listed above. (3/08)
Any news from University of North Florida? I had a Zoom interview on 2/25 but haven't heard anything since. (today is 3/29, it probably doesn't look good!)
Has anyone heard from Hollins University since first round interviews? (3/31) They sent invitations to campus visits last week (04/01)
(2/10: Is it me or is 'still nothing' the most used phrase this year?...)
Has anyone heard from Oberlin since first-round interviews? (4/2); Contacted for campus visit on 3/30
Did anyone hear from Austin College after the first-round of interviews?
Has anyone heard from The Georgia Institute of Technologies since first-round interviews? Nothing here (04/12), since they said finalist interviews would be 'mid-April' I assume no news is not good news.
Any news from Harvard since the first-round of interviews? Nothing here. They told me during the itw that I'd hear from them next week. It's been a rough job market year, best of luck to all (04/10). Thank you, I could not remember what they said about the timeline. I'm grateful for this community because it can be alienating never hearing back from a search committee after a first interview. Still no news (4/15)? Nothing here. I assume that they moved ahead. Best of luck to the finalists (4/16).