Lecturer - French

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Job Summary

The College of Arts, Letters and Education invites applications for a special faculty/lecturer position in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures to begin mid-September, 2018. We are seeking a Lecturer in French.

The Modern Languages and Literatures Department is seeking a colleague with a strong commitment to students, collegiality, and professional standards.

The faculty member hired for this position will be welcomed into an academic community dedicated to cultural diversity, community engagement, and social justice.

Teaching: a typical workload for this position will involve 45 credits per academic year, subject to department needs. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in the areas of French language, culture and literature.

Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.

The required start date for this position is 09/14/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018. This for the purpose of attending new faculty orientation sessions and other meetings scheduled by the department, college and/or university.

Required Qualifications:

- Master's degree in French

- Native or near native French proficiency

- Three years of experience teaching French at college level

- Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following preferred qualifications:

- PhD in French

- Familiarity with ACTFL assessment and guidelines

- Experience teaching upper division French classes (literature and culture)

- Experience supervising first or second-year French instructors

Other Skills and Abilities:

- Flexibility
- Collaboration
- Collegiality
- Communication
- Teamwork
- Time Management





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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 4/14/2018
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