French Language, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Job ID 2017-4591
Posted Date 2017-10-30
# of Openings 1
Org Number 010078
Department Modern Languages, Lit, Cultural Std
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with credentials and experience
Targeted Job Start Date 8/1/2018
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 32
Regular Workdays/Hours 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Preference Date 11/24/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interviews at MLA in New York, NY January 4-7, 2018.
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The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. This position is full-time, tenure-track position.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions
The successful candidate will be able to teach across a range of courses in and about the French language, literatures expressed in this language, and cultural surveys and topics related to France and the Francophone world.
The department also supports the training of future language teachers and fosters the learning of French in various settings (common education, non-traditional learning, and higher education).
Assessment of student progress and academic programs are part of our culture.
Academic programs are evaluated and developed after shared work in strategic planning and coordination of multiple section courses.
The department also sponsors community events and clubs.
There are opportunities for leading study tours and mentoring study abroad by undergraduates.
Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.
Doctorate in French, French Literature, French Language and Literature, or French and Francophone Studies in hand by start of appointment, so applicants should already have the PhD by July 2018.
The successful candidate will be a generalist with interest in areas of literature, cultural studies or Francophone studies.
All applicants must have experience teaching French at the college level.
Native or near-native proficiency in French.
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies.
Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university.
Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers.
Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty.
Adheres to the educational philosophy, mission and long-term goals of the University.
Adheres to all policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.