Job Announcement: Hope College Asst Prof of French (tenure track)

Hope College_French Graduating Seniors 2015

In addition to the openings for two tenure-track professors in history at Hope College, the Emerging Scholars Network has learned from Hope College’s Modern & Classical Languages of an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor of French. As applicable, we encourage you to apply for and/or share these opportunities with peers. May God richly bless you as you prepare for and/or take next steps in your vocation. To God be the glory! 

Hope College
Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Holland, Michigan 49423
Assistant Professor of French (tenure track)

Hope College seeks an assistant professor to fill a tenure track position in French applied linguistics with specialties in second language acquisition and/or teacher education. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in an additional field. Native or near native fluency in French and English are expected. Duties will include teaching all levels of French language courses, from the first-year level to 400-level seminars in the Language Department, teaching our foreign language methods course or an introductory to linguistics course for foreign language education majors as well as contributing to the General Education curriculum teaching load. Standard teaching load is six four-credit courses per year. Strong candidates will demonstrate a record of excellent teaching and scholarship, and a commitment to the liberal arts in the context of the historic Christian faith. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Ph.D. in hand by August 2016 preferred.

Applications are accepted online at As part of the online application, candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a personal statement of 1-2 pages in response to the mission of Hope College. Application materials will be accepted until November 2, 2015.

Hope College is a Christian co-educational, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college, affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, located in Holland—an attractive city of 35,000 enriched by a large Latino, Asian, and African-American population in a rapidly growing urban area of 100,000 near Lake Michigan, within short distance of Grand Rapids (over 500,000), and relatively close to Ann Arbor and Chicago. Additional information about Hope College and the position can be found on the Web at; or find us on Facebook.

Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes the importance of having diverse faculty and staff in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply. Hope College is an equal opportunity employer.

Image: Hope College French Graduating Seniors, courtesy of Mandy Stephenson ’05, Office Manager, Modern & Classical Languages.

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