French Language Teaching Instructor

The department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University invites applications for one full-time renewable, non-tenure accruing, specialized appointment at the rank of Teaching Instructor of French starting as early as fall 2023 with an initial three-year appointment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching seven (4/3) French language courses per year, as well as participation in the development, maintenance and implementation of curriculum and of assessment instruments.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a M.A. or Masters 2 degree in French (language, French or Francophone studies, pedagogy (FLE), etc.) or a related field by the date of appointment. Demonstrated teaching excellence (course evaluations, classroom observations, etc.); native or near native fluency in French (oral and written); experience teaching at the university level; extensive knowledge of the use of multimedia and instructional technologies applied to classroom language instruction and a passion for the teaching of French and Francophone cultures at all levels.

Other Information: Detailed descriptions and sample syllabi of current courses that the instructors may be asked to teach are available here:

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please complete the application at  and upload the following, clearly addressing the position requirements: a current CV, course evaluations and a cover letter outlining how your background and experiences specifically match the minimum qualifications. Three confidential letters of recommendation: Each reference should send their letter directly to with the subject line “French Teaching Instructor: [your name]". Review of applications will begin 10/24/2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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