Assistant Professor - 19th Century French Studies - University of Toronto in Toronto Ontario

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University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4


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Detailed Job Description

The Department of French is seeking applicants in the area of Nineteenth-Century French Studies. Candidates must have an excellent command of literary theory and of French culture of the 19th century. Duties include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must have a PhD in French Studies or a closely related discipline and an established record of high quality research and publication. Applicants must also have an excellent teaching record which includes courses in advanced French as a second language (FSL). Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in the French language, as well as a solid working knowledge of English.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at <"">. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), statement outlining current and future research interests, a copy of recent publications, the names and email addresses of three referees. If you have questions about this position, please contact Prof. Pascal Michelucci at All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send a letter of recommendation directly to the department via e-mail to by the closing date with the subject line: “Assistant Professor 19th Century French Studies – (your full name)”. The closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2012.

Additional information on the Department of French can be obtained online at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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  • 19th Century French Studies
  • French as a Second Language
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 12/1/2012