Lecturer in French

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The Department of World Languages & Cultures at Georgia State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer position in French. The position is defined broadly within French for business, diversity in the professions, or humanitarian studies in the French-speaking world. Native or near-native proficiency in French is required and a M.A. as essential qualification or a Ph.D. as preferred qualification in French or SLA, or related field.

Located in downtown Atlanta, our department provides its world-class faculty and students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. We offer students real world opportunities to combine and apply language abilities, cultural knowledge, and career skills.

We welcome candidates with teaching and service experience in areas such as human rights and citizenship, cross-cultural French for business, diaspora and race, outreach, community and NGO organizations. Assignments will consist of 4/4 teaching load. The successful candidate with a M.A. will teach undergraduate courses up to the 4000 level while the successful candidate with a Ph.D will teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants should be strong generalists with the ability to also teach courses for a variety of professional purposes. The successful candidate will coordinate service and experiential-learning opportunities for our students, develop agreements with businesses and partners based in Metro Atlanta and beyond, advise International Economics and Modern Languages (IEML) and Language for Business concentrations, oversee students’ internships with our international partners.

GSU is a public Research University committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community. Ranked second most innovative university in the nation and second for its commitment to undergraduate teaching, GSU is also one of the nation’s most diverse institutions. The successful candidate will have opportunities for collaboration across a broad group of faculty/partners on and off campus. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Applicant Materials:

- Curriculum Vitae

- Cover Letter (addressing how candidates will contribute to departmental goals on career opportunities for students)

- Statement of Teaching Interests

- Diversity Statement addressing past, ongoing, and anticipated activities to promote equity, diversity and inclusion through teaching and service

- 3 current letters of recommendation

Send materials and questions to:

Deb Loden, Administrative Specialist


Review begins November 1, 2019 and will continue until position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

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