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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of World Languages and Cultures (French) - 1 position to be filled

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 4, 2024

Job Details

Posting Details

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Named after Texas' legendary hero, General Sam Houston, the university boasts a rich historical legacy that resonates with the spirit of Texas, which provides a balance between a peaceful, natural setting and proximity to urban amenities. With a student population of over 21,000, SHSU offers a vibrant and dynamic community. SHSU has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas and just an hour drive north of Houston, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging.

SHSU offers compelling options for individuals seeking a fulfilling and impactful career including a superior benefit package , competitive salaries and a flexible work environment fostering work/life balance. SHSU offers programs that support a healthy work-life balance, contributing to employee well-being and job satisfaction, as well as, professional development opportunities with our educational assistance and dependent assistance programs.

Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title
Lecturer-Pool Faculty of World Languages and Cultures (French) - 1 position to be filled

Requisition
202400035F

Rank
Lecturer-Pool

FLSA status
Exempt

Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category

Position Type
Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

College
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department
Dept of World Languages and Cultures

Open Date
03/04/2024

Quicklink
https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/38371

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name
Dr. Maria Barker

Title

Chair
Sam Houston State University
Department of World Languages & Cultures
Box 2147
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone
936-294-1979

Contact Email
worldlanguages@shsu.edu

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The French Program at Sam Houston State University is seeking applications for a lecturer-pool faculty member to teach French language and culture courses at the introductory and intermediate levels.

Lecturer-Pool faculty are term positions hired to teach one to four courses per semester. Course requirements may include a combination of teaching on-campus classes at the main campus in Huntsville, and online classes, depending on the needs of the academic department. Lecturer-Pool faculty hiring is based upon student demand, on a semester-by-semester basis.

Educational Requirements for the Position

The primary requirement for the position is the completion of 18 graduate credit hours in French (i.e., beyond the Bachelor’s degree). The ideal candidate will also have prior experience and a strong interest in teaching French at the university level with a focus on communicative competence and intercultural awareness.

Experience Required for the Position

Teaching experience required.

Other Requirements for the Position

This posting is for the Fall 2024 semester.

Special Instructions Summary

Incomplete applications will not be considered. A complete application consists of the following items:

Cover letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts required prior to hiring)
Reference Contact Information
Reference Letters are optional at the time of application

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled
Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • SHSU Recruiter
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'SHSU Employee' please indicate employee's name and department.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you available to teach during the day?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you available to teach during the evening?
    • Yes
    • No
Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
  5. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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