LINGUIST List 32.903

Fri Mar 12 2021

Jobs: French; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Mar-2021
From: Fariah Majmundar <>
Subject: French; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology
Department: School of Modern Languages
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of French

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)


The School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of French to begin on August 1, 2021. We are seeking a specialization in (Applied) Linguistics and/or Language for the Professions. This position is full-time with an expected teaching load of two courses per semester (four per academic year).

An ideal candidate for this position will be committed to holistic and experiential content-based language pedagogy and bring expertise in French linguistics and/or language for the professions (business, global development, sustainability, technology, translation, etc). Interest or expertise in one or more of the following areas is recommended: inter- and cross-cultural studies; multilingualism; and digital humanities. The candidate will be eligible for consideration for a leadership opportunity to lead and develop graduate programming as part of the M.S. in Applied Languages & Intercultural Studies and the M.S. in Global Media & Cultures.

We seek candidates who bring an ambitious and entrepreneurial scholarly agenda and who have demonstrated experience with innovative curriculum development in French Studies. Interest or experience in teaching in an immersive faculty-led study-abroad program oriented toward business, technology, culture, and sustainability is highly recommended.

We seek colleagues with a dynamic research agenda, a commitment to excellence in teaching, collegiality, to the enhancement and expansion of the program as a whole and graduate studies in particular, and to extracurricular activities that serve our diverse student body. We encourage inter-disciplinary collaborations with colleagues in science, engineering and social sciences. Experience or interest in teaching and developing online courses is recommended, but not required.

Required Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have
- A PhD in French, linguistics (especially oriented toward applied and sociolinguistics), second language acquisition, or a related field earned by the appointment start date of August 1, 2021;
- Native or near native proficiency in French;
- An active research and publication agenda; and
- Documented evidence of successful instruction and teaching of French, from introductory to advanced levels (undergraduate and graduate). An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Application Link:
For technical support, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Please see the application link below.

Apply Before Date:
Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 17, 2021 for optimal consideration; however, the search will continue until the position is filled. Application review will begin on March 19, 2021. Virtual semi-finalist interviews are expected to be conducted last week of March 2021, with finalist interviews planned for the month of April 2021.

Atlanta, Georgia

Contact Information:
Requests for information may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Chris Ippolito at the contact information below.

Full description:

Application Deadline: 17-Mar-2021 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Chris Ippolito

Page Updated: 12-Mar-2021