Jobs in French Studies

Explore the current list of open positions in the Department of French Studies.


Faculty Positions

Posted: (July 15, 2022)

The Department of French Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Communication & Culture IV (FREN 219, 3.0) This is an on-campus delivery, second year lecture course with an expected enrolment of 35 students. Candidates should be fluent in both French and English, have a Ph.D in French Studies and teaching experience at the University level, preferably in French Studies. This is a fall or winter term appointment for the period September 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022 with classes in session from September 6, 2022 to December 30, 2022. The winter term appointment is from January 1, 2023, to April 30, 2023, with classes in session from January 9, 2023, to April 10, 2023.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Joahnne Bénard at or 613-533-2083.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Dr. Johanne Bénard, Acting Head

Department of French Studies

Queen’s University

Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6


Applications will be received until July 29, 2022. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of French Studies can be found at

Course Description:

Communication et culture IV 0.5/3L

For students with immersion background

LEARNING HOURS: 114 (36L;18Lb;60P) ONE WAY EXCLUSION: May not be taken with or after FREN 320/3.0


Student Positions

Posted: (July 22, 2022)

The teaching assistants that we are seeking are for the support of online courses. Some training and preparation are needed before the start of the course. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 work week and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (eg onQ) and video-conferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Adobe Connect) would be an asset.

Fully fluent in French or bilingual is a must.

This would be for our online courses FREN 106, FREN 107 & FREN 118, FREN 225, FREN 236, FREN238 & FREN 239

Please send an email to Agathe Nicholson  In your email please include your student #, program/plan you are in currently.

You may be required to do a test.

Contract hours and Hiring -

ASO will contact and offer employment to the available TAs in the order they were submitted as the enrolment increases. The hours in the TA contract will be determined based on actual course enrolment.



Staff Positions