Associate Professor (Tenured)

Institute of French Studies and Department of History

New York University Arts and Science

The Institute of French Studies (IFS) and the Department of History at New York University invite applications for a position in Modern French History at the rank of Associate Professor, beginning September 1, 2020. We are seeking to hire a historian of the twentieth century whose research considers France�s connections with other parts of the world and ideally explores questions of gender and sexuality. Given the interdisciplinary and bilingual nature of the Institute of French Studies, the successful candidate should be able to mentor students and converse with scholarship in anthropology, sociology, or literature; excellent oral command of French is expected in addition to English. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the collective editorship of the IFS�s bilingual journal French Politics, Culture, and Society. We are especially interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with women and under-represented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration.

To apply through Interfolio (, please submit a letter of application, c.v., writing sample (published article or book chapter), and names of three recommenders. Letters of application should explain how diversity has ?gured in the candidate�s past and present academic activities and how they would contribute to inclusivity at NYU. Application deadline is October 1, 2019. Please address any questions to St�phane Gerson, Director, Institute of French Studies ([email protected]).

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here:

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