Lecturer - French and English

Department of French and Francophone Studies and Department of English, University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)

Lecturer in French and English



The departments of French and Francophone Studies and of English at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) are accepting applications for a Lecturer position. This is a full-time position, benefits eligible. The position will begin August 16, 2023 and may be renewable.



The Lecturer will teach a regular load of six courses per academic year. Three of those classes will be in the department of French and Francophone Studies and will include literature and culture seminars as well as introductory French language courses, while the other three classes will be in the department of English, primarily in the First Year Writing Program. Courses in the department of French and Francophone Studies will be taught in French, and those in the First Year Writing Program will be taught in English. Other responsibilities for this Lecturer position include holding office hours, advising students, and participating in the intellectual life of the university.



The candidate must have at least a Master’s Degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a related field, along with experience teaching French at the college level. Native or near-native competence in French and English are required. Evidence of commitment to students’ success and recruitment, and of participation in departmental activities is desirable.


For fullest consideration, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and all supporting materials by 3/31/2023 at which time review will begin. Please complete the on-line application at https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/3313?c=uic  and upload the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, a graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), a statement of teaching philosophy, and, if available, a summary of teaching evaluations or a teaching portfolio.


Finalists will be interviewed in both French and English and will be asked to supply letters of recommendation and/or teaching videos that directly address their experience with teaching in French and in English at the college level.


Only complete applications will be considered. Please contact Yann Robert (yrobert@uic.edu) with any questions.


UIC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


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