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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.

Towson University:
Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Electronic submissions are welcome and encouraged to be sent to the attention of Dr. John C. McLucas at Send cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts to:

Dr. John C. McLucas, Chair
Department of Foreign Languages
Towson University
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 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.







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