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Assistant Professor of French
Full Time
About Us

Job Description

The candidate will be responsible for teaching all levels of undergraduate French, supporting related language and cultural activities, and promoting the language to our constituencies.


  • Oversee our French program.
  • Teach approximately 12 credit hours per semester, including beginning, intermediate, and advanced French courses.
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate students in their French major or minor programs as well as study abroad options in Francophone countries.
  • Participate in university activities such as faculty meetings, committee meetings, retreats and chapel services.
  • Participate in scholarly activities related to their field.
  • Embrace a whole-person commitment as articulated in the University's Code of Honor and work in support of the University's vision and mission.


  • Hold a PhD in French (or relevant field with graduate work in French).
  • Possess native or near-native proficiency in French.
  • Possess a record of excellent teaching and scholarship. 
  • Have knowledge of educational technology and an openness to expanding skills in technology. 
  • Experience in translation desired.

Benefits & Perks

Physical Demands


Application Instructions

1. Complete the ORU online faculty application.

2. Please provide transcripts from all Colleges or Universities listed on your and application.

3. Please provide three letters of recommendation.

Contact Information

David Farnsworth, Chair

English and Modern Languages Department

Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK 74171

Telephone: 918-495-6768


APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should be prepared to submit a cover letter stating why you believe you are qualified to teach at ORU, a curriculum vita, and be prepared to upload copies of your transcripts of graduate work. If hired, you will need to immediately ask your institution's registrar to send an official transcript to Dr. Connie Sjoberg, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK 74171. The application may be viewed by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the posting.

Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ORU requires a background check as a condition for faculty employment.

Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.