Boston University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:BU-RomanceStudies-ASCPPROF [#22398]
Position Title: Associate/Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: French / 19th Century French Studies
Appl Deadline:2022/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/18, finished 2023/04/22, listed until 2023/02/18)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor of French with preferred specialization in any field of nineteenth-century French studies. This tenured appointment entails teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Starting date: July 1, 2023.


We seek applications from candidates who, through the excellence of their teaching, scholarship and service to the profession and the community, will contribute to the efforts of the Department and Boston University to strengthen racial, ethnic and intellectual diversity.


Fields of expertise may include any area of nineteenth-century French and Francophone studies with attention to its sociocultural contexts, such as issues of gender and sexuality, or the history and legacies of colonialism in the French-speaking world and its representation in literature, film or other media. Also welcome would be an interest in visual studies, photography, urbanization and architecture.

Candidates should have a native or native-like command of French and English, a distinguished record of research, the ability to direct graduate studies, and a record of excellent teaching at the college level.


Applications should be submitted via and should include a cover letter about teaching and research, CV, two representative articles or book chapters, and names and contact information for a minimum of three references. Applicants are also encouraged to discuss in their cover letter or in a separate statement a description of how their research, teaching and service would contribute to Boston University’s ideals of diversity and inclusion as enunciated in its Diversity Statement. Application deadline: October 15, 2022. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Odile Cazenave (


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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Boston, MA 02215