Department of Romance Languages / College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Department of Romance Languages / College of Arts and Sciences-FRENCHCAREERINSTRUCTORSUPERVISOR [#2665]
Position Title: Career Instructor in French Language/First Year French Supervisor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Language, Literacy, and Learning
Literature / Humanities
Romance Languages and Literatures / French
Languages / French
Linguistics / Language Acquisition
Appl Deadline:2013/06/04* finished (posted 2013/05/07, finished 2013/12/08, listed until 2013/06/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Romance Languages anticipates hiring a full-time Career Instructor in French Language and Culture to teach and coordinate undergraduate language and culture classes at the first-year level. The position also includes supervision of Graduate Teaching Fellows and cooperative program articulation across language levels. The contract start date is September 15, 2013 and is renewable based on excellent performance, need and funding.

A full course load for a language supervisor is two classes per quarter (six per year) in addition to first-year French language program coordination and supervision. Salary is commensurate with experience within the range $40,000-$44,000.

Minimum requirements: M.A. in applied linguistics, French or related field in hand before start date, professional-level proficiency in both French and English, and documented successful college-level teaching experience.

Preference will be given to candidates with documented satisfactory (1) supervisory experience and (2) experience in curriculum development, program articulation, proficiency assessment, French linguistics (e.g., phonetics, advanced grammar), placement testing, service learning, or other areas of program development.

The successful candidate will be expected to introduce students to the cultures of France and other French-speaking countries, to contribute to language clubs, study abroad, and/or other cultural exchange initiatives as needed, and will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Candidates should submit a teaching portfolio with a cover letter, CV, three current letters of recommendation, recent evaluations from both students and graduate assistants whom you have supervised, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a video recording of you teaching a full class meeting of a French language class (preferably first-year).

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by June 4, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. The position is contingent upon budgetary approval.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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1233 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1233

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