Lecturer in French

Princeton, NJ
Jan 31, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

The Department of French and Italian has occasional openings for full- and part-time Lecturers in French to teach a range of courses in language and culture in a dynamic undergraduate program committed to innovation and excellence. Appointment duty time will depend on student enrollment and will be made on an as-needed, per-term basis starting September 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin February 12, 2018 and continue until position is filled. Essential Qualifications Native or near-native fluency in French and English, proven experience teaching French as a Foreign Language at the university level, and excellent teaching credentials. Master's degree or enrollment in a Ph.D. program required; Ph.D. preferred. Experience in culture-based instruction, integration of new technologies and curriculum development. Demonstrated interest in film and media studies will be a plus. 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 and/or Linguistics, 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 apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/5721 and submit the following documents: 1. Curriculum vitae, including description of teaching experience 2. Letter of application that explains teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields 3. Statement of teaching: no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached or would approach the courses he or she wishes to teach 4. Two recent teaching evaluations 5. One reference letter addressing teaching (to be submitted directly by referee) 6. Complete contact information for two additional professional references (to be submitted by applicant)


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