Lecturer in French

Geneseo, New York, Livingston County
Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary          

The Department of Languages and Literatures at SUNY Geneseo invites applications for a Lecturer in French. The position is a full-time appointment for a three-year term (renewal possible) beginning August, 2017. Duties of the position include:

•             Teach French language courses at all levels;

•             Advise students;

•             Contribute to department functioning through committee service;

•             Co-Direct the department’s Center for Languages and Cultures.

Required Qualifications

•             Master’s degree in French (or related field)

•             Native or near-native proficiency in French

•             Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching French at the college level

Preferred Qualifications              

•             Experience teaching at a liberal arts college

•             Experience with ACTFL oral proficiency assessment

•             Experience in assessing learning outcomes

•             Expertise in innovative curriculum design, such as on line or hybrid instruction

Special Instructions to Applicant             

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses teaching qualifications and philosophy and a CV. Applicants should also provide contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. References will be invited to submit a letter at the time the application is completed.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by April 2, 2017. The search committee anticipates conducting initial interviews in early April with campus interviews to follow shortly thereafter.

About SUNY Geneseo  

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu/

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.geneseo.edu/affirmativeaction.

Background Investigation Statement    

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.

Clery Statement              

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at www.geneseo.edu/police. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.