Assistant or Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
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 $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088