New York University: Associate or Full Professor, Department of French Literature

Arts and Science

The Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture at New York University (NYU) invites applications for a position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, beginning September 1, 2019, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Candidates from all fields of French literature, thought and culture are invited to apply but preference will be given to those with expertise in one or more of the following areas: theater, Middle Ages, eighteenth century, and 20th-21st-century literature and thought.

An established record of distinguished scholarly research as well as a record of excellence in teaching are required; preference will be given to candidates with the potential to attract students to a PhD program. This position is initially associated with the Directorship of the NYU Center for French Language and Cultures, a center of excellence supported by the French Embassy. Experience in or potential for directing a French center of excellence (or similar), including programming and fundraising, is also a necessary requirement.

Applicants should submit a letter, a CV, and the names of three referees, through Since diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, both within and beyond our campus, please also provide a statement describing how diversity has figured in your past and present academic activities. How would you imagine bringing issues of diversity to bear both within NYU's Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture, and in the Center for French Language and Cultures? More information about the Department of French can be found at web site: Review of applications will begin November 1, and continue until the position is filled.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read:

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last updated 24-Sep-2018