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Assistant Professor of French Linguistics

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Position Title Assistant Professor of French Linguistics
Posting Number F625P
Type of position Limited Term
Department/Unit French
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The Department of French at Dalhousie University invites applications for a two-year (two 10-month terms) limited term position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of French linguistics, effective August 1, 2024. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
Primary responsibilities will include teaching French language classes at the undergraduate level, as well as linguistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Specialization in applied linguistics (teaching of French as a second language) would be an asset. Candidates must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment, and they should possess native or near-native fluency in French.

Please apply for this position online using the “Apply for this Job” button above. Applications should include: a resumé / curriculum vitae; a cover letter; a teaching statement; a teaching dossier; a research statement; and a list of three referees.

The deadline for applications is June 21st, 2024.

For further information, contact Dr. Raymond Mopoho at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs across 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted historical African Nova Scotian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged into upwards of twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees. Further information about the Department and the University can be obtained at
Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date 06/21/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Dossier
  5. Research Statement
  6. List of referees
Optional Documents