Open Rank - Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Foreign Language

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Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Open Rank - Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Foreign Language

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Work Schedule:

Varies based on department needs

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Foreign Languages and Literatures

About 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 graduate 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, Hindu/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 online at

Essential Job Duties:

  • 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 2021, and/or the 2021-2022 Academic Year, all with the possibility of renewal.
  • Candidates will be hired as Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor based on credentials and qualifications

Other Responsibilities:

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

For Lecturer a Master’s Degree, an equivalent degree or equivalent professional experience is required.

For Assistant Teaching Professor a doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience is required.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal 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 required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open 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 information for three professional references.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):

.225-1.0 depending on department need


9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

160401 - Foreign Languages And Literatu


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 or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time