Assistant Professor, Francophone Postcolonial Studies

The College of Fashionable and Medieval Languages and Linguistics on the College of Cambridge is searching for to nominate a full-time College Assistant Professor in Francophone Postcolonial Research from 1 September 2024.

The Assistant Professor will contribute to the educating and inspecting of Francophone Postcolonial Research, and to the educating and inspecting of the French language.

Candidates may have a report of, or clear potential for, excellent analysis in Postcolonial Research, together with a broad-based information of Francophone literary and cultural research. Experience will likely be required in a number of of the next areas: literature, movie and visible tradition, and historical past; and in relation to analysis fields akin to Francophone histories of colonialism and enslavement and their world legacies, Postcolonial/Decolonial Principle, Important Race Principle, and Migration Research.

It’s also anticipated that the appointee may have the chance to take part in educating and inspecting at postgraduate degree of their area of experience. The function consists of an energetic contribution to the administration of the College’s actions. We welcome candidates with a report of excellence in analysis, commensurate with profession stage, and a robust trajectory.

Candidates may have related educating expertise, have efficiently accomplished a PhD in a related area by the beginning date for the put up and have the ability to reveal energetic, collegial engagement in analysis, educating and outreach in French Research. A local or near-native command of each French and English is crucial.

On your utility to be thought of please be certain that you add the next paperwork to your on-line utility:

  • A masking letter
  • Your Curriculum Vitae, together with a full checklist of publications
  • An article-length instance of your written work (max 8,000 phrases, e.g. a earlier publication or thesis chapter)
  • Three references are required, and candidates ought to ask their referees to ship their reviews to [email protected] by the deadline The deadline for purposes is midnight (BST) on 15 October 2023. We plan to carry interviews and choice actions in individual throughout late November 2023, topic to vary

Potential candidates are welcome to hunt extra data past the Additional Particulars by contacting Professor Emma Gilby, Director of French, at [email protected] . On questions of process, please contact the Faculty HR workforce on [email protected] .

The College actively helps equality, variety and inclusion and we notably welcome purposes from candidates from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background for this emptiness as they’re at present underrepresented at this degree in our College.  Particulars of a few of the family-friendly insurance policies operated by the College are at: .

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Please quote reference GP37557 in your utility and in any correspondence about this emptiness.

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