Office of Human Resources

Tenure-Track Position in French Studies

Position Starts: Beginning Fall 2018
Tenure Status: This is a tenure-track position.

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the department of French Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2018.

We are seeking candidates with primary research interests in one of these fields:

  • French and/or Francophone Theater.
  • French and/or Francophone Visual Culture (e.g. cinema, photography, bande dessinée, digital arts, etc)

We will consider applicants working in any historical period or any geographical area of the Francophone world. A secondary research interest in gender and queer studies is highly desirable as is the ability to engage students in the production and performance of plays in French.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic teacher-scholar with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching all levels of French language as well as courses in literature and culture at the undergraduate level. The teaching load at Scripps is four courses per academic year, and advising on senior theses is expected. Participation in the Scripps Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities is expected. Native or near-native fluency in French and English is required. Ph.D. required. Preference will be given to applicants with a commitment to the College’s goal of improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and applications must be received by November 17th to be considered. Applicants should send a letter of application, a C.V., and three current letters of reference to: Interfolio. Please no email submissions.

For questions, please contact:

Professor Nathalie Rachlin

Chair, Search Committee

Scripps College

1030 Columbia Avenue

Claremont, CA 91711





Scripps College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.

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