Haitian Creole Assistantship
KU, the flagship of the Kansas system, is an AAU/Research 1 (RU/VH) institution located in the vibrant and progressive city of Lawrence. Our department has a 150-year tradition of contributing to academic excellence at KU, and an active community of graduate students. Our university encourages interdisciplinary studies, and supports a Humanities Center and The Kansas African Studies Center, which coordinates the African Studies program with over 90 affiliated faculty members and 35 core Africanist faculty.
The Department of French and Italian at the University of Kansas in Lawrence is pleased to announce a special PhD studentship opportunity in Francophone Studies, in partnership with the African/African-American Studies Department. We seek to recruit an excellent PhD student who would be admitted for the PhD in French and Francophone Studies, and teach Haitian Creole in AAAS. The studentship carries a stipend and a tuition waiver, and is renewable up to five years subject to good academic standing and satisfactory teaching reviews. The Department of French and Italian has active and successful MA and PhD programs, and we welcome applications from interested students.
The successful applicant for the PhD studentship will have an outstanding academic record, fluency in both oral and written French and Haitian Creole, and English proficiency scores that meet the Admission and Employment requirements of the University: http://graduate.ku.edu/english-proficiency-requirements
The priority deadline for application is January 15th, 2017.