Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

The Department of Romance Studies at Brandeis University seeks a full-time instructor for the French and Francophone Studies program, to begin in July 2024. This one-year appointment involves teaching six in-person (4-credit) courses (such as FREN 10, 20 and 104) and providing service to the department during the 2024-25 academic year. 

Candidates with at least a Master's degree in French language, literature or culture, or with a specialty in second-language acquisition in French, as well as experience teaching French-language courses at the university level and a native or near-native level of spoken and written proficiency in French will be given preference.
Interested individuals should submit the following online at Brandeis HR Jobs:
1. Cover letter,
2. CV,
3. Course syllabi for a beginner and intermediate course already taught,
4. Two sample (original) assignments and assessments for these levels, and
5. The names and contact information for two references.
First consideration will be given to applications received by March 25th, 2024

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