Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies

Stony Brook University

Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies

  • Institution: Stony Brook University
  • Location: Stony Brook, NY
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Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies

  • Stony Brook University | Stony Brook, NY
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Job TitleAssistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Stony Brook, NY

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Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies


Location: Stony Brook, NY, United States


Open Date:

Nov 16, 2023



Jan 08, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time




The Department of Languages and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook University is conducting a search for an Assistant Professor of Francophone Studies.


This position will be central to reinforcing French and Francophone studies at Stony Brook University. It will involve teaching French language, literature and culture at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will expand on a Francophone curriculum taught in English while contributing to the growing program in Globalization Studies and International Relations.


This position calls for an interdisciplinary scholar of French and Francophone Studies whose interest will focus in particular on postcolonial and decolonial studies. Research interests may include transnational studies, migration and diaspora studies, social and cultural history, literary and cultural studies, translation studies.


This is a full-time appointment with an initial three-year term, renewable. Reappointment and retention are contingent upon satisfactory performance evaluations.


The salary is $85,000 plus location pay. Assistant Professors teach two courses per semester, hold office hours, serve on committees, and participate in curriculum development and assessment.




Required Qualifications:


• Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in a field relevant to Francophone Studies.

• Experience in teaching French and Francophone Studies at the university level.

• High level of proficiency in both spoken and written French and English.

• Experience with teaching online via Zoom or other synchronous platforms.


Preferred Qualifications:


• A specialization in one or more of the following areas: Transnational, Postcolonial, Decolonial Studies.


Application Instructions


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Please upload a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations, diversity statement, and at least two letters of recommendation on Interfolio using the following link: All documents must be in English.


Note that for this position, we are unable to sponsor candidates for work visas.


Stony Brook University/SUNY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.


Deadline: 1/08/2024 applications and/or additional documentation will not be accepted after this date.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.


In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at


Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.


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