Lecturer - French

Wilmington, North Carolina
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Lecturer - French
Department: World Languages and Cultures - 32221
Vacancy Number: 16F-105
Position Number: 3583
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position:
The UNCW Department of World Languages and Cultures (http://uncw.edu/languages/) invites applications for a one-year, renewable full-time lecturer position in French beginning August 7, 2017. The successful candidate will teach four undergraduate language classes per semester. The courses are elementary- and intermediate-levels. The option to teach these courses during the summer for an additional stipend is available. This individual is expected to be on site and take an active role in university, college and WLC departmental service.

Minimum Requirements:
Master’s degree in French, or in a related field, with at least 18 hours of graduate study in French and teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching. Experience in teaching is expected. Native or near-native fluency in French and English is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching French on-line is an asset.
We are a growing program and expect all French instructors to be involved in the life of our program, department, and university.

College/School Information:
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions:
To apply, please complete the online application at https://jobs.uncw.edu.

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A letter of application and curriculum vitae which address all the minimum requirements, contact information for three references, and teaching statement. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Questions concerning the position, the application or the search procedure should be directed to Dr. PJ Lapaire, Chair of Search Committee (lapairep@uncw.edu). Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 18, 2017, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 04/04/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 04/18/2017

Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to: French Lecturer Search Committee