Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.
Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.
Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the May School of Arts and Sciences at Stonehill College invite applicants for an Adjunct Instructor of French for the Spring 2023 semester. This is a one-semester position with the possibility of an extension. The candidate will be expected to teach two French language and culture classes. The first, which is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday (10:00-11:15) is at the intermediate level; the second (Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-2:15) is at the advanced level. The candidate would join the department of 5 full-time faculty members with a range of disciplinary expertise and a commitment to fostering diversity among faculty and students. This position is fully in-person on the Stonehill campus.
Education & Experience
The ideal candidate must be an enthusiastic instructor that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of abilities. Candidates also must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. A terminal degree in French is preferred, but ABD candidates and those possessing an M.A. also will be considered.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, one complete set of recent course evaluations, and two letters of recommendation (using the required form listed as other). In your letter, please address how—through aspects such as your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, or service—you will contribute to Stonehill’s mission, which is rooted in the traditions of the Congregation of the Holy Cross as well as in the liberal arts, and how you will contribute to our efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. These materials should be directed to Dr. Peter Mahoney, Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.