Assistant Professor of Contemporary French Film

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Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
Posted
25 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Ref
9880/J2517
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Romance Studies invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Contemporary French Film to offer courses on Contemporary French and Francophone French and Francophone (particularly Belgian) film, from the 90s to the present, including directors such as Jeunet, Besson, Ozon, Techine, Assayas, Honore, Guiraudie, Denis, Varda, and the Dardenne Brothers. Advanced-level courses will include critical theory with a preferred focus on gender, race, and border-studies. A desirable second specialization would be media or 20th-21st century French literature.

Required Skills

Requirements include PhD in hand by September 1, 2018; demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; ability to offer undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in French; native or native-like proficiency in French and English. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially and ethnically diverse scholarly community.

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Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching and research interests; two representative lectures, papers, or articles; recent teaching evaluations; and three letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online. Deadline: November 15. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Professor Dorothy Kelly, djkelly@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.