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Full-Time Lecturer in French

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University of Pennsylvania
Location
Philadelphia

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Full-Time Lecturer in French


Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Open Date: Apr 15, 2024
Deadline:

The Department of Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies (FIGS) invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment (non-tenure track) as a Lecturer to teach Elementary and Intermediate French in an undergraduate program committed to dynamic language instruction for academic year 2024-2025. Possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Teaching load is 6 courses per year. Required qualifications: Master's degree required, PhD preferred. Native or near-native linguistic ability in both French and English. Excellent leadership and communication skills, and teaching credentials, with at least two years' experience teaching language courses at the university level using up-to-date classroom technologies. Experience coordinating a multi-sectioned language/culture course at the university level is desirable. Ability to teach medical or business French would be welcome. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/144524. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation that will be collected through Interfolio as part of your application. We also encourage applicants to upload evidence of teaching excellence including 1) recent teaching evaluations, 2) a sample syllabus, and 3) a teaching portfolio if available. We will begin reviewing applications on April 30, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

We seek candidates who share our strong commitment to research, teaching and mentoring, and to a scholarly community shaped by values of inclusive excellence. The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community of students, scholars, researchers, and staff that reflects the diversity of our world. We nurture working and learning environments that are affirming, equitable, and inclusive. As a community, we are committed to thoughtful discussions and dynamic interactions as we strive for an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Please see our School's Inclusion and Antiracism Initiatives to learn more about our active priorities: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/2020-inclusion-and-anti-racism-initiatives.

The FIGS Department is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/144524

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).






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(215) 898-7372
Location
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia
PA
19104
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