Stanford University, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Position ID:Stanford-Slavic-FRANCOPHONE [#11847]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in French Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: French
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2018/09/05, finished 2019/05/05, listed until 2018/11/01)
Position Description:    

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The department of French and Italian within the Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages (DLCL) at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in French Studies. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the area of Francophone studies, with preference given to specialists of sub-Saharan African literature. Applicants also will be expected to offer courses that can be cross-listed in the undergraduate curriculum of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, and to become a member of the Center’s affiliated faculty. Native or near native fluency in French (and English) is required; fluency in one or more additional relevant languages is preferred. Applicants with (or expecting) doctoral degrees in history, sociology, religious studies, political science, or anthropology are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants will need to have the PhD in hand by the appointment start date of 9/1/2019. All application materials must be submitted online via Please transmit your cover letter, curriculum vitae (including list of publications), statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three (3) pages), teaching evaluations (if applicable), a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book chapter, along with three confidential letters of reference to the DLCL Francophone Search Committee by November 1, 2018. Inquiries (only) should be directed to Christine Onorato 650-725-9225 (, or Allen Sciutto 650-724-1240 ( The street address is: 450 Serra Mall, Pigott Hall 01-260, Stanford, CA 94305-2005.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
French and Italian Dept/DLCL
450 Serra Mall, Bldg 260
Stanford, CA 94305-2005

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