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The Departments of Comparative Literature and French at New York University jointly invite applications for a junior position Tenure Track in Comparative Literature and French, beginning September 1, 2017. Preferred candidates will have particular strengths in 20th/21st century literature, philosophy, theory, and media (music, film, media theory), as well as someone with the kind of broad vision and expertise who could contribute effectively to Certificate programs (Poetics & Theory; Cinema and Media Studies) and the CORE (general humanities) curriculum. PhD in hand, professional-level proficiency in French and English are required. Teaching load is 2/2. Duties include advising at graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants should submit a letter, a CV, a dissertation chapter or a publication, and the names of three referees, via interfolio at Review of applications will begin November 11, 2016 and remain open until the position is filled.