Associate or Full Professor of French Studies: Endowed Chair

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate or Full Professor of French Studies: Endowed Chair

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Department Classical and European Studies

Position Details

Position Description

Rice University invites applicants at the rank of associate or full professor for the endowed Laurence H. Favrot Chair in French Studies. While we will consider candidates in all fields, we have particular interest in those whose work has focused on the Francophone world beyond France. Evidence of outstanding scholarly accomplishment and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching are essential. Native or near-native fluency in French and English. PhD or equivalent in French or related field is required. Applications should include cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, and an article-length publication. Review of applicants begins on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Tenured faculty at Rice have a standard teaching load of two courses per semester, conduct research in their area, and perform university service.

Application, including letters of recommendation, is electronic only. For letters of recommendation, you will be asked to input the necessary information on your evaluators, who will receive an email generated by the system. In this email, they will be given instructions on the process for submitting their letters.

Rice University has been designated one of the top 87 universities in the world; its endowment ranks among the top ten of all American universities.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
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PhD or equivalent in French or related field is required.

Education Preferred
Other Required Qualifications
Other Qualifications Preferred
Physical Demands

Requisition Details

Requisition Details

Requisition Number F18005
Open Date 08/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 11/15/2017
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Status Full-Time: 9 months
Benefits Eligible Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample
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