The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time Enseignant-chercheur position in the Department of French Studies and Modern Languages at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning 1st August 2024.
We are looking for a new colleague passionate about teaching French language and Francophone cultures at all levels of the undergraduate French curriculum. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the university level and must have solid experience teaching French as a second language.
Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and master’s degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements with USA and European-based universities.
– proven capacity for research and excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context.
– solid academic training in teaching French as a second language.
– ability to teach introductory-level courses in English about Francophone cultures or world languages.
– desire to teach lower-level French language courses.
– capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment.
– familiarity with current trends in liberal arts education, language pedagogy, backward design, skills development (critical thinking, information and digital literacy, etc.) and assessment is highly desirable.
Please submit your application online including :
– cover letter
– curriculum vitae
– statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
– statement of research interests
– three confidential letters of reference