Instructor of French

Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 07, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, & Cultures is accepting applications for a full-time instructor of French, with a preference for proficiency to teach French and another language (Spanish, Italian, and German). The teaching load is 4 courses per semester, at the elementary and intermediate levels. Duties include course preparation, providing timely feedback and grades, meeting with students during office hours, and communicating with students outside of class through Blackboard, e-mail, and/or telephone and contributing actively to the life of the French section (recruitment, retention, conversation table, etc.)  Area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach primarily beginning and intermediate language courses.

We are particularly interested in candidates well versed in current pedagogies and those who take an innovative approach to teaching French language at the introductory and intermediate levels. Experience and interest in program development and retention are desirable qualifications.

 

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Master's degree in French, Second Language Acquisition or related field, and near-native fluency in English and French.

 

Experience/Training:

  • Previous teaching experience is required, preferably at the college level.
  • Proficiency in using educational technology in and out of the classroom
  • Commitment to student-centered teaching using a Communicative approach
  • Evidence of successful teaching.

 

Please submit cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy and unofficial transcripts for any graduate work.

 

For more information contact Dr. Daliang Wang, Chair of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures (dwang@highpoint.edu) and Dr. Benoît Leclercq, Director of French (bleclerc@highpoint.edu).

 

At High Point University the faculty and staff are devoted to ensuring every student receives an extraordinary education in  an inspiring environment with caring people. High Point University is a God, family and country school.

 

High Point University does not sponsor H1-B Visas. High Point University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses.  The University considers a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core component of our mission and encourages all applicants to apply.