The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Education and Training
Competition Number: #22-68




The Department of French at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton invites applications for a 21-month limited term position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, commencing August 1, 2023, and ending April 30, 2025, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in an area of French Studies, with a specialization in Linguistics or Literature. Teaching duties will include French language courses, an upper-division course in creative writing, and a course in the candidate's area of expertise. Candidates must have an excellent knowledge of French and a good command of English, as well as demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.

Applications, including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of successful teaching, should be sent by email to: Dr. Christine Horne, Chair, Department of French, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB, Canada; (506) 453-4651; E-mail: [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2023.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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