Assistant or Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of the Liberal Arts
Department of French and Francophone Studies


The Department of French and Francophone Studies at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, beginning Fall 2018. We are seeking candidates with a strong record of research and teaching experience in 20th-/21st-century culture and society. We are a vibrant department with interdisciplinary strengths in francophone studies; cultural history; and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Besides a specialty in 20th-/21st-century culture and society, the ideal candidate would have an interest and experience in one or more of our three areas of strength and/or in migration studies, material culture, or the digital humanities. Start date is August 2018 and the teaching load is two courses per semester. Applicants must have a Ph.D., native or near-native fluency in both French and English, an active research agenda, and a record of successful teaching at multiple levels. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (no more than thirty pages) and contact information for three references. Application received by November 1, 2017, will be considered for MLA interviews; those arriving later will be accepted until the position is filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088