Adjunct Pool in Department of Languages and Literatures: French

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Posting NumberF0094DepartmentAdjunct Pool in Department of Languages and Literatures: FrenchRankAdjunctSpecializationFrenchTenure StatusNon Tenure TrackPosition Summary

Instructor of French needed for two sections of French 1 (Beginners) in Fall 2019.

The UNC Asheville Department of Languages and Literatures – French invites applications for teaching introductory classes as an adjunct instructor. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and transcripts. The cover letter should discuss relevant teaching and/or professional experience, the fields or courses in which the applicant has interest in teaching, and expertise and credentials which would qualify the applicant to teach in Department of Languages and Literatures – French. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Elena Adell at [email protected]

Other materials may be requested to finalize employment. Each applicant must renew the application every two years to remain in the pool of applicants.

The Department values excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentorship. The ideal candidate will have native/near-native language skills, and experience in the language classroom particularly with beginners. The candidate should also be committed to the delivery of a curriculum that ensures diversity and inclusion.

UNC Asheville is deeply committed to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and inclusion among its diverse students, faculty, and staff. This commitment, reflected in our Strategic Plan, stems from a core belief that different perspectives create the intellectual and experiential foundation through which the richest learning occurs, and this focus adds value to the liberal arts environment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment.


Doctorate or Master’s degree in French (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). Exceptions may be granted for candidates with exceptional professional and/or teaching experience.

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This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview. All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time.

Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts will be requested upon employment. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Posting date06/12/2019Close dateOpen Until FilledYesAnticipated Start Date08/12/2019Supplemental Questions

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
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Posted: 6/19/2019
Application Due: 1/26/2020
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