Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor - Foreign Language and Literature

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Posting NumberPG190429EPInternal Recruitment NoWorking TitleLecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor - Foreign Language and LiteratureAnticipated Hiring Range$4,500-$5,000 per courseWork ScheduleTBDJob LocationRaleigh , NCDepartment Foreign Languages And LiteratureAbout the Department

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at NC State provides students with a broad and intimate understanding of the rich and varied cultures of our globe-understanding that is built on solid competence of spoken and written skills in the language(s) you choose.

At the undergraduate level, the Department offers students the opportunity to major in the following programs of study leading to the B.A. degree: French, German Studies, and Spanish. Students who are eager to make teaching their career can pursue the B.A. Degree in French or Spanish Education. We also offer minors in the following: Arabic (through Middle Eastern Studies), Chinese, Classics (Greek and Latin), French, German Studies, Hindi/Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Russian , and Spanish. In addition, we teach classes in Persian, Portuguese, and English as a Second Language.

At the graduate level, we have an M.A. program in Foreign Language and Literatures with two separate concentrations: one in French, and one in Spanish. Each of the concentrations incorporates literature, linguistics, and culture courses.

To provide students with more possibilities for languages or levels that may not be taught at NC State, we are beginning an inter-institutional collaboration with other schools in the UNC System through a system-wide Language Exchange, so that we may provide greater language opportunities for our students. You can find more information at online.northcarolina.edu.

Essential Job Duties

Candidates will be hired as Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor based on credentials and qualifications.

The successful candidate (s) will teach undergraduate courses in a specific discipline in Foreign Languages Literatures according to departmental need and employee knowledge, skills, and ability.

Courses may be taught in any of the languages for the classes that we offer.

Appointments may be available part time for Summer 2020 and/or2020-2021 Academic Year, all with the possibility of renewal.

Other ResponsibilitiesMinimum Experience and Education

Master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent education and/or professional experience.

Bachelor’s degree plus 18 graduate credit hours will also be considered.

Degrees/credits must be received by start date.

Other Required Qualifications
  • Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.
Preferred Qualifications

Instruction experience and proof of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level are preferred.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)


Valid NC Driver's License requiredNoCommercial Driver's License requiredNoJob Open Date03/10/2020Anticipated Close DateOpen until filled.Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to your application please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, CV, and a separate document containing contact information for three professional references.

Position Number00102362Position TypeNon-Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week).225 FTE to 1.0 FTEAppointment9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse WeatherNon Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency EventsNon Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoDepartment ID160401 - Foreign Languages And LiteratuAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HERC
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please select the statement that matches your education and experience for this position.
    • I possess a Master's or Doctorate degree
    • I possess a degree equivalent to a Master's or Doctorate
    • I possess a Bachelor's degree and have completed at least 18 graduate credit hours
    • I possess a Bachelor's degree and at least two years of directly related experience
    • I do not possess a Bachelor's degree but I possess at least six years of directly related experience
    • I do not possess any of the education/experience listed above
  4. * Do you have teaching experience at the college level?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents




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