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Adjunct Faculty Credit - French

Harper College
Palatine, IL

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Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
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Full Time
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Community College

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Starting Pay Rate:  Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information:  Courses are offered online and in person during the day and evening.

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. 

Job Description:  The French program at Harper caters to both traditional and returning students and offers fall and spring courses. Courses are offered during the day, in the evening and online.

The instructor will teach introductory and/or intermediate French-language courses. Instructors are currently needed for the Spring 2020 semester. Successful candidates teach in an interactive and engaging way with the focus being on student communication in French.

Applicants should indicate their availability for this current semester in their cover letter.

Education Requirements: A Master's degree in French or a Master's in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in French.

Experience Requirements:  College teaching experience and travel / study in countries where French is spoken is preferred.

Required Documents: *** A CV/Resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process. ***Applicants should indicate their availability for this current semester, Spring 2020, in their cover letter

  • Official transcripts are required upon hire.
  • Employment in contingent upon a Criminal Background Check.
  • Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.


Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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