Job Description
Req Id:  28908
Job Title:  Assistant Professor of Teaching, FR and AAS
City:  West Lafayette
Job Description: 

Job Summary

The School of Languages and Cultures at Purdue University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Teaching (non-tenure-track clinical faculty) for a joint-appointment in French (School of Languages and Cultures) and African American Studies (School of Interdisciplinary Studies) in the College of Liberal Arts beginning in Fall 2024. The person hired for this position will generally teach four classes per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will be expected to participate in some departmental service activities. Teaching expertise should include the Diaspora of the Atlantic World, Black Transnationalism, and Francophone Cultures.


The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Francophone Studies, African American Studies, or related field in hand before the start of this position, must be able to conduct classes in French and in English at all levels and have previous teaching experience at the college level.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The clinical faculty position at Purdue is benefits-eligible and starts with a three-year contract (renewable), and there is a pathway to promotion to the ranks of associate and full professor.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application indicating relevant experience and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names of three potential references (letters not required for the initial screening stage).

We will begin reviewing applications on December 8, 2023 and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The contract of the successful candidate will begin on August 12, 2024. A background check is required for employment in this position.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.





FLSA Status

Posting Start Date:  11/9/23