New York University

Assistant Professor, Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture

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 Assistant Professor (tenure track), beginning September 1, 2020, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

The department seeks a new colleague whose work focuses on medieval French (and potentially Occitan) literature, thought, and culture. An established record of scholarly research as well as a record of excellence in teaching are required. Ph.D. in hand by August 31, 2020 and native or near-native fluency in French and English are required. Preferred criteria include experience working with, teaching, and/or mentoring diverse groups of students.

Applicants should submit a letter, a CV, a writing sample in English or French (20-30 pages), the names of three referees, as well as a statement detailing their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, using this link:

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 here (

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Last updated: 2019-11-24