Boston University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:BU-RomanceStudies-VAP [#17430]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: French
Appl Deadline:2020/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/11/02, finished 2021/06/05, listed until 2021/05/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in French and Francophone Performance Studies. We seek a scholar with research and teaching interests in performance and theater history, theory, and literature from any period (with a preference for 17th century). We are especially interested in candidates whose research and pedagogy addresses the performativity of race, class, culture, gender, sexuality, disability, and/or social change.

The successful candidate will teach core courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and help with advising. Approaches that incorporate performance as practice would also be encouraged. Requirements include a PhD in hand by September 1, 2021 in French, Performance Studies or a related humanities field; demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; ability to offer undergraduate courses and graduate seminars; native or native-like proficiency in French and English. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching and research interests; two representative lectures, papers, or articles; a CV; samples of syllabi; recent teaching evaluations; and three letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online ( Review of applications begins on November 30, applications will be accepted until position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to co-chairs of the search committee, Professor Dorothy Kelly and Associate Professor Irit Kleiman. Interviews to be conducted online.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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