Teaching Instructor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 12, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001029 Academic Title: Teaching Instructor Rank: Administrative Title: French Language Teaching Instructor Discipline Humanities Specialty: Contract Type: Special Service Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, This position requires a licensure, certification, or special requirements Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure accruing appointments at the rank of Teaching Instructor of French to begin as early as August 1, 2017 with an initial three-year appointment. Appointment renewal is contingent on successful performance and enrollment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching seven French language courses per year, as well as participation in the development, maintenance and implementation of curriculum and of assessment instruments.

Minimum Qualifications:

A M.A. or Masters 2 degree in French (language, French or Francophone studies, pedagogy (FLE), etc.) or a related field by the date of appointment. Demonstrated teaching excellence (student evaluations, classroom observations, etc.); native or near native fluency in French (oral and written); experience teaching at the university level; extensive knowledge of the use of multimedia and instructional technologies applied to classroom language instruction and a passion for the teaching of French and Francophone cultures at all levels.

Advertised Salary: Salary Commensurate With Experience Other Benefits:

$1500.00 Start-up

Other Information:

Detailed descriptions and sample syllabi of current courses that the instructors may be asked to teach are available here:
http://rgsll.columbian.gwu.edu/french-language-course.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload the following, clearly addressing the position requirements: a current CV and a cover letter outlining how your background and experiences specifically match the minimum qualifications. Letters of Recommendation with complete title and contact information for each reference should be sent to gwfrancais@gmail.com with the subject line "French Teaching Instructor: [your name]". Candidates who would like to include a video of their teaching are encouraged to upload the file to a service such as YouTube and include a link in their CV or cover letter. Review of applications will begin December 14, 2016. and will continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: https://rgsll.columbian.gwu.edu/ Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/38754
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a M.A. or Masters 2 degree in French (language, French or Francophone studies, pedagogy (FLE), etc.) or in a related field or will you have met this requirement by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to demonstrate teaching excellence (student evaluations, classroom observations, other)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have native or near native fluency in French (orally and in writing?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience teaching at the university level?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have extensive knowledge of the use of multimedia and instructional technologies applied to classroom language instruction?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a passion for the teaching of French and Francophone cultures at all levels?
    • Yes
    • No




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    PI97169008