Teaching Instructor of French language

The department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University invites applications for one full-time renewable, specialized non-tenure accruing appointment at the rank of Teaching Instructor of French language to begin as early as Fall 2024 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 assessment instruments.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. or Masters 2 degree in French (language, pedagogy (FLE), etc.) by the date of appointment. Experience teaching French Language courses at the college level, native or near-native fluency in French; demonstrated teaching excellence at different levels of French language, as evidenced by evaluations, teaching assessments, letters of recommendation, etc.

Other Information: Detailed descriptions and sample syllabi of current courses the instructors may be asked to teach (French 1001 to 2006) are available here: https://rgsll.columbian.gwu.edu/french-courses-semester.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please complete the application at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/104809 and upload the following, clearly addressing the position requirements: a current CV and a cover letter outlining how your background and experiences specifically match the minimum qualifications. Three letters of Recommendation with complete title and contact information for each reference should be sent by the referee to gwfrancais@gmail.com with the subject line “French Teaching Instructor: [your name]”. (With the exception of the three letters, all other components of an application must be submitted via the gwu.jobs website.) Review of applications will begin on October 26th 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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