Duke University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:Duke-RomanceStudies-DISTINGUISHEDPROFESSORSHIP [#12218]
Position Title: Anne Marie Bryan Distinguished Professorship in French and Francophone Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Romance Languages and Literatures / French
Appl Deadline:2018/11/20help popup finished (2018/10/02, finished 2019/07/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Romance Studies at Duke University invites applicants at the rank of full professor for the newly endowed Anne Marie Bryan Distinguished Professorship in French and Francophone Studies.

We seek a distinguished scholar with an outstanding record of scholarly publication in the field ‘writ large’, a longstanding commitment to teaching, and a profile as a leader in the multi-lingual Humanities.

The Chair has been established to strengthen the contributions of the scholar-teacher in the vein of Anne Marie Bryan, on Duke’s campuses and beyond.

We seek a colleague who will join a prestigious and diverse Department of Romance Studies with a tradition of interdisciplinarity, who will contribute actively to the intellectual life of the Department and the humanities as a whole. Candidates will have a command of French and Francophone thought, literature, and culture, and an ability to conceptualize their field in a global context, and with historical depth. In our search, we welcome applications in all fields from candidates known for the path-breaking quality of their research. We are especially interested in a colleague with an established practice of curricular innovation as well. We seek a colleague who will be involved in all aspects of our programs, play a leading role in expanding our undergraduate and graduate programs, and in invigorating the intellectual life of the Department. The colleague will bring a powerful voice for work in French across campus and in public debate.

Native or near-native fluency in French and English.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and any unpublished work the candidate would like us to consider through Academic Jobs Online.

The Department of Romance Studies values the ability to work with colleagues and teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 20, 2018.

Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
205 Language Center
Box 90257
Durham, NC 27708

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