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.

See also Critical TheoryEthnic Studies, Comparative Literature, and Philosophy.


Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

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.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

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See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines

  1. Auburn University (AL). Assistant Professor of French. 11/1. TT.
  2. Beloit College (WI). Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of French and Francophone Language and Cultures. Francophone literature and culture. Review begins 8/1. NT.
  3. Brown University (RI). Lecturer in French Studies. 11/15. NT.
  4. Hillsdale College (MI). Assistant Professor of French. 11/16. TT.
  5. Santa Clara University (CA). Assistant Professor of French & Francophone Studies. 20/21C French and Francophone Studies. 10/1. TT.
  6. Stanford (CA). Postdoc. Mellon Fellowship. 11/1. NT. [http://
  7. Swarthmore College (PA). Visiting Assistant Professor (3 years). Medieval to 19C + medical humanities/ecocriticism.
  8. Texas Tech (TX). Assitant Professor of French. 11/10. TT. Modern (18-21C) French literature and culture.
  9. UC Berkeley (CA). Assistant Professor of French. 19-21C French. 10/30. TT. 
  10. University of Notre Dame (IN). Assistant Teaching Professor - French and Francophone Language and Culture. 11/1.
  11. Wofford College (SC). Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies. Non-western Francophone. 19-21C. 11/1. TT. 
  12. University of Houston (TX). Instructional Assistant Professor -French   

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines

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