Lecturer in French
- Location details
- Princeton, NJ
- Position type
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Language teaching, Film and media studies, Linguistics
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
- New Jersey
The Department of French and Italian has an occasional need to appoint Lecturers in French to teach, on campus, a range of courses in language and culture in a dynamic undergraduate program committed to innovation and excellence. Part-time or full-time positions for the fall 2023 and/or spring 2024 semesters may be available, dependent upon the needs of the Department and the qualifications of the candidates. Possibility of renewal will be based on course enrollments and satisfactory performance. Review of applications will begin July 5, 2023 and continue until any available position(s) are filled.
Native or near-native fluency in French and English, proven experience teaching French as a Foreign Language at the university level, and excellent teaching credentials. Master’s degree or enrollment in a Ph.D. program required; Ph.D. preferred. Experience in culture-based instruction, integration of new technologies and curriculum development. Demonstrated interest in francophone studies or film and media will be a plus. Ability to supervise and mentor graduate student instructors is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in French as a Foreign Language and/or Linguistics, SLA or Applied Linguistics, although other fields will be considered. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants are to apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/30283 and submit the following documents:
1. Curriculum vitae, including description of teaching experience
2. Cover letter that describes teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields
3. Statement of teaching: no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached or would approach the courses they wish to teach
4. Two recent teaching evaluations
5. Complete contact information for two additional professional references (to be submitted by applicant)