Job Posting: Assistant Professor of French Literature

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The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of French literature with expertise in Renaissance to early 17th-century French literature. The successful candidate will have knowledge of one or more subfields relevant to the study of Renaissance Europe, such as intellectual history/history of ideas; rhetoric; poetics; history of the book; esthetics and the arts. The scholar will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications: Native or near-native fluency in French and English, as well as knowledge of Latin, are required. Applicants must have the PhD in hand by the appointment start date of July 1, 2015. All application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio by October 24, 2014. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including list of publications), statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages total), teaching evaluations, a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book chapter, along with three confidential letters of recommendation.

Inquiries (only) should be directed to Jacques Neefs (phone: 410-516-7727; email: