Asstn Prof of French & Intercultural Communication (NS-A5) (Assistant Professor 10)

  • SUNY Purchase
  • Purchase, NY
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Languages & Literature

Job Description

Posting Number: F039P


The School of Humanities at Purchase College, SUNY, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in French and Intercultural Communication to begin September 1, 2023. The ideal candidate will have a background in French linguistics and communication, with an emphasis in the areas of language pedagogy, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics and an interest in global perspectives on intercultural communication. Ability to teach an additional language or digital humanities is a plus. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the French language program in the Language and Culture department by teaching French language courses (particularly at the advanced level) and developing curriculum in French and applied linguistics. The candidate will also contribute to the Communications department, teaching, developing curriculum, and advising students.

Teaching responsibilities include 6 courses per academic year, one of which will be fulfilled by sponsoring undergraduate Senior Projects or their equivalent. The Senior Project is a college-wide requirement and a distinctive feature of the Purchase experience. Scholarship and service to the college community are also required and considered in tenure review.


PhD is required by September 1, 2023. . Interested candidates should complete an online application via the College's job website. The following materials are required: 

1.) cover letter
2.) c.v.
3.) three letters of recommendation
4.) writing sample (no more than 25 pages)  

Phone calls, hard copy, or e-mail submissions of application materials will not be accepted.

Special Note

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Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Purchase College is an AA/EEO employer. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the University's current campus security policies. Purchase College's Annual Security Report is available at Purchase College NYS University Police Website.

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