Director of French Language Instruction

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The Department of French and Italian at Indiana University – Bloomington invites applications from creative, energetic and collaborative candidates committed to innovating, enhancing and expanding the strengths of its French Language Instruction program. This is a full-time (10 months), benefits-eligible position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in French with a three-year renewable term and possibilities of promotion to Senior Lecturer and/or Teaching Professor to start on August 1, 2023. The Lecturer will serve as Director of Language Instruction (DLI), responsible for managing all aspects of the basic French language program in collaboration with department faculty and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in French. Additionally, the DLI teaches four courses per year in the French Language Program, including graduate pedagogy courses. Required are a native or near-native proficiency in French, a doctorate in French or a related discipline (such as, but not limited to, Second Language Acquisition or Pedagogy etc.), and extensive teaching experience at the post-secondary level, along with evidence of pedagogical excellence as demonstrated by course evaluations or other forms of assessment. Applicants need to demonstrate the ability to design and articulate curricula across multiple sections, levels, and instructional platforms; they will also be expected to work with high school French faculty teaching for college credit. ABD required, Ph.D. preferred.

Applications should be submitted via http://indiana.peopleadmin.com including a cover letter; CV; statement on teaching; statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; and three letters of reference. Upon request, applicants should also be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching. Review of applications begins January 10, 2023. Please contact fritdept@iu.edu with any questions.

The IU College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

Required are a native or near-native proficiency in French, a doctorate in French or a related discipline (such as, but not limited to, Second Language Acquisition or Pedagogy etc.), and extensive teaching experience at the post-secondary level, along with evidence of pedagogical excellence as demonstrated by course evaluations or other forms of assessment. Applicants need to demonstrate the ability to design and articulate curricula across multiple sections, levels, and instructional platforms; they will also be expected to work with high school French faculty teaching for college credit. ABD required, Ph.D. preferred.


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