The Department of French at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of French, with an expected start date of July 1, 2024.
We seek a specialist in Francophone African literature/film and/or culture whose primary research focus lies south of the Maghreb. Knowledge of another African language spoken in Francophone Africa (e.g., Wolof, Pulaar) is highly desirable, as is additional expertise in African Diaspora Studies, Caribbean Studies, or Translation Studies.
Ability to conduct courses in French is required.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic teacher of undergraduate courses as well as of graduate seminars for students with a range of disciplinary interests.
Evidence of the ability to conduct top-quality research is essential.
Evidence of excellence/distinction in research and teaching.
We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education and who show the potential to advance the department’s goal of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarly environment.
Deadline for applications: 31 October 2023
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