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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow - Temporary (Two Years)
Department of French and Francophone Studies

The Department of French and Francophone Studies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges is seeking a Postdoctoral teaching fellow for two academic years, beginning Fall 2014. Our interests include, but are not restricted to, French language pedagogy and language acquisition, linguistics, sociolinguistics, French and Francophone Cultural Studies and film.

The candidate must have Ph.D. in hand prior to assuming teaching duties. This will be a temporary two-year position with a teaching load of 4 classes per year, including sections of first and second-year French. The candidate will also participate at all levels of departmental activities within the colleges. The fellowship offers the opportunity to gain experience teaching in private liberal arts institution. Funding will be available for conferences, as well as modest resources for research activities. Salary will be dependent upon the candidate's level of experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Deadline for receipt of applications is July 1, 2014. Interested candidates should submit a short teaching statement, one-page description of scholarship, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Catherine Gallouet, Professor, Chair
French and Francophone Studies Department
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street,
Geneva, New York  14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.