Assistant Professor (French)

Job description


Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 02310
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACA

General Summary

The Department of World Languages invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in French.

EMU is a teaching institution, and the teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, 24 credit hours per academic year. Service and research are required for tenure.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.

Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.

Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.

Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.

Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.

Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.

Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.

Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.

Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.

Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.

Perform related Departmental duties as required.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Qualifications

We seek a generalist who can teach all undergraduate levels and some graduate courses in language, literature and culture. A solid knowledge of ACTFL guidelines is desired. Native or near-native fluency is required.

Ph.D in French language, literature or culture is preferred with an ABD status acceptable if Ph.D. is near completion.

Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience with teaching online, study abroad and bilingual education.

Supplemental Information

Applicants should apply and submit the following:

A letter of application

A curriculum Vitae

Transcripts of all university degrees

3 letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of World Languages is committed to diversity and inclusion. Foreign nationals must obtain US work authorization prior to first day of employment. EMU will sponsor the H1B-Visa.

If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.

ALL ATTACHMENTS MUST BE ATTACHED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. THEY CANNOT BE REVISED OR ADDED ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED.

EMU is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Its close proximity to Detroit, Ann Arbor and Lansing provides rich cultural, social and recreational opportunities. EMU was founded in 1849 and is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 17,000 students. EMU is an equal opportunity employer and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its diverse campus environment.

Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

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For specific information by employment classification, click here to review the Benefits in Brief information.

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Posted: 11/20/2020
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