Posting Summary: The Department of French seeks applications to fill non-tenure-track, part-time Lecturer positions during the 2016-2017 academic year. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to: French language (beginning to advanced levels), composition and conversation. Compensation will take the form of wages. Teaching load will vary, though the position will be limited to three courses maximum per year.
Candidates must have prior teaching experience at the college level, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and near-native fluency in French; preference will be given to candidates familiar with department methodologies, textbooks, and course offerings. Candidates must have a Master's degree in French (or in Second Language Acquisition, with teaching experience in French); preference will be given to candidates with a completed Ph.D. or ABD status. Review of applications will begin April 15, 2016.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: cover letter, a current CV, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations) (attach to Other 1), one reference letter that addresses teaching (attach to Other 2), and complete contact information for two additional professional references. Search on posting 0618350.
Questions regarding this posting should be directed to Maggie Stein at 434-924-4656 or email@example.com.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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