Assistant Professor of French: Illinois College, a dynamic liberal arts college with approximately 1000 students on a historic campus in Jacksonville, IL, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in French beginning fall 2011. We are a faculty committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. We are equally committed to offering students the opportunity of a liberal arts education and the academic support they need to achieve.
We seek a candidate with native or near-native fluency and knowledge of second language pedagogy to teach all levels of French. The candidate will be expected to rebuild the program, to make interdisciplinary connections, and to use his or her research and teaching areas to interest students in the French language and in French and Francophone cultures. Requires PhD or ABD in French or related.
Please send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and three confidential letters of reference to Dr. Steven Gardner, search committee chair, and Elise Meyer, Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave., Jacksonville, IL, 62650. Search Committee will begin reviewing applications December 6, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications by women and underrepresented minorities.