Course Instructor in Early Modern France
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Posting ID :7698

Position Title :Course Instructor: FR233 BR - Early Modern France

Faculty/Academic Area :Faculty of Liberal Arts

Department :Languages & LiteraturesTerm :Fall 2017 (September 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017)

Days/Times :Tuesdays & Thursdays / 2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Campus :Brantford

Hours per week/Hours Total :3/36

Anticipated Class Size :30

Additional Course Requirements :None

Position Summary :Taught in French. Introduces 17th- and 18th-century French culture through the study of history, literature and fine arts. The focus is on the tensions and contrasts of Early Modern France, as it evolves from Absolutism towards the French Revolution.



- Required :Doctoral Degree



- Areas of Specialization :Ph.D. in French, perferably with a specialization in Early Modern French literature and culture


Qualifications - Other :

Ph.D. in French; native or near-native French language competency; knowledge of media technology; valid pedagogical experience; specialization preferably in the area of Early Modern French culture and literature. The Hiring Committee will conduct individual interviews with chosen candidates.


Salary :$8,000.00Application Deadline :June 2, 2017Submit with Application :


Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching (i.e. teaching evaluations)
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)


To Apply :

Address Applications to:
Dr. Nathalie Freidel, Chair of the Languages & Literatures department at Please be sure to indicate that the application is for the Brantford Campus. 
This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on :May 18, 2017Posting Ends :June 2, 2017Please Note :

For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3
Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.
In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.
To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Dean of Liberal Arts at
All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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