Instructional Assistant Professor - French - (FAC001481)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages at the University of Houston invites applications for a full-time renewable and promotion-eligible non-tenure track position in French, beginning Fall 2021. We are looking for a colleague with a Ph.D. in French or applied linguistics, with a specialization in second language acquisition.

The primary responsibility for this position is teaching language courses and coordinating the lower-division French language program, with a teaching load of 12-13 hours per semester, and a possible course reduction for language program coordinating. Demonstrated expertise in teaching French to university-level learners as well as in second language pedagogy, and second language assessment is required. Knowledge of curriculum design and course sequencing is highly desirable. Native or near-native proficiency in French and English is required.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

To apply, please upload 1) letter of application, 2) vita, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) teaching philosophy statement, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness and 6) three references (name and email address). Should your list of references be contacted, they will be asked to submit a letter of reference via email attachment. Applications submitted prior to October 31, 2020 will receive full consideration.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. in French or applied linguistics, with a specialization in second language acquisition.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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