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Middlebury’s Betty Ashbury Jones MA ’86 School of French is accepting applications for temporary Instructors of French. Positions may be available for the summer 2023 session. The program will be in person on the Middlebury College campus in Vermont. Program dates are June 30th to August 18th, 2023. (Dates subject to minor changes).

Our unique 7-week program combines a cultural immersion environment with rigorous daily classroom instruction. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant community of learners and entails actively engaging in teaching, dining, residing and recreating with students while reading, writing and speaking exclusively in French. Our instructors provide up to four hours of classroom instruction daily and formal office hours several times per week. In addition, participation in pre- and post-session assessment, testing and cultural programming may be required. The positions are for summer 2023 only.

In addition to salary, lodging and a complete meal plan will be provided. Travel costs to and from Middlebury are not included.


Successful candidates possess, at a minimum, amaster’s degree or its equivalent and substantial experience in teaching French as a Second Language in higher education, preferably both in a Francophone setting and in North America. We seek instructors with demonstrated teaching excellence in French as a foreign language, native or near-native fluency in French, strong interpersonal and collaborative competencies and demonstrated success as a member of an instructional team. All instructors lead co-curricular activities that are an integral part of the language curriculum. Demonstrated competence in both in-person and remote teaching is preferred.

Application Instructions

At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces differences, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Candidates should submit: letter of interest, CV, recent statistical information from student evaluations, and two letters of recommendations. Only complete applications will be considered.

Application deadline is December 15, 2022, but the positionwill remain open until filled.


Working at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a graduate school of Middlebury College, provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges.

In 2010, the Institute became a graduate school of Middlebury College. Middlebury is known worldwide for its leadership in undergraduate language instruction and international studies, and features both summer language immersion programs and Schools Abroad in 16 countries and 37 cities around the globe. Middlebury is also home to the oldest environmental studies program in the nation.

Monterey and Middlebury share much more than a common interest in cross-cultural communication and the environment, though—we share a commitment to making a difference in the world, and are building a truly global network of programs for future leaders in areas from translation and interpretation to environmental policy, economic development to language education, conflict resolution to sustainable business.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey offers graduate programs that prepare innovative professionals to provide leadership in cross-cultural, multilingual environments. Practical skills, collaborative processes, and innovative approaches are defining features of a Monterey Institute education. The Institute’s unique "Monterey Way" learning model ensures that students are learning through firsthand experiences in more than one language. Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey learners are problem solvers and process masters, building sustainable, equitable solutions for a global community through our interdisciplinary blend of business, policy, and language.


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