Assistant Professor of French
Department of Foreign Languages
College of Liberal Arts
The Department of Foreign Languages at Towson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level
beginning August 2014.
Position entails teaching at all levels of French, including language, culture/civilization and literature. Specialization in French open.
The ability to teach Arabic language and culture is required. Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment and native or near-native fluency in
both languages required. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching and show potential for successful scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to integrate new technologies in the teaching of foreign languages. Interest or experience
in developing courses in Business, Health, or civic engagement also encouraged.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast
and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications,
health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through
such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university
and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University
to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students
and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located
on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its
surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Electronic submissions are welcome and encouraged to be sent to the attention of Dr. John C. McLucas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Send cover
letter, CV, three letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts to:
Dr. John C. McLucas, Chair
Department of Foreign Languages
Towson, MD 21252
Applications received by December 2, 2013 will receive full consideration.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data
form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.