Princeton, NJ
Apr 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

The Department of French and Italian is seeking to appoint a part-time Lecturer in French, with the possibility of full-time depending on enrollment and department needs, to teach a range of courses in language and culture in a dynamic undergraduate program committed to innovation and excellence. Appointments are made on an as-needed, per-term basis, starting September 1, 2017, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean of Faculty. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with preference given to those who apply by May 10, 2017. Essential qualifications: Native or near-native fluency in French and English, proven experience teaching French as a Foreign Language at university level, excellent teaching credentials. Masters' degree or enrollment in a Ph.D. program required; Ph.D. preferred. Experience in culture-based instruction, integration of new technologies and curriculum development. Ability to supervise and mentor graduate student instructors is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in French as a Foreign Language, SLA or Applied Linguistics, although other fields will be considered. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants are to submit the following documents: 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Letter of application 3. Statement of teaching: no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached or would approach the courses he or she wish to teach 4. Two recent teaching evaluations 5. One reference letter addressing teaching 6. Complete contact information for two additional professional references


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