Full-Time Lecturer Position at Rice University’s Center for
Languages & Intercultural Communication located in Houston, TX.
Rice University’s Center for Languages and Intercultural
Communication (CLIC) invites applications for a full-time
Lecturer in French. This two-year appointment will
begin 07/01/2022. Upon successful performance review, the appointee
can be offered additional contracts.
W.M. Rice University in Houston, TX. seeks Full-Time Lecturer in
French with special consideration for candidates capable of also
teaching African or African Diasporic languages. Job duties
Teaching French (in-person and
online) to undergrad and graduate students with the possibility of
teaching French for specific purposes.
Developing a coherently articulated
program of instruction across proficiency levels. Implementing an
innovative research-based curriculum.
Designing, preparing, evaluating, and
implementing syllabi, lesson plans, and assessment instruments for
in-person or online courses.
Participating in the development and
administration of students’ language proficiency assessment
Participating in professional
Organizing and participating in
language-related events and recruitment
Participating in CLIC
Must have an M.A. in French, Second Language Education or
related field completed by December 31, 2021and three years of
experience in second language teaching and one year of teaching
French language at the U.S. university level.
If the M.A. is not in Second Language Education (or similarly
worded field) but is in a related field, candidate must have
completed at least 3 graduate courses in language teaching
methodologies or possess a certification in second language
teaching methodologies at the time of interview. Teaching
experience cannot substitute for coursework in second language
Must have native or near-native ability to read, write and speak
French and English. Proficiency in both languages is demonstrated
by successfully completing a Rice video/audio interview during the
-Ph.D. in French, Second Language Education or related field
received (or having completed all the requirements for the degree)
by June 30,2022.
-Ability to teach African and African Diasporic languages
Application instructions: Applications that
lack any of the requirements will not be considered for review.
Main aspects of your language
Describe innovative teaching
How you envision yourself
contributing to CLIC.
With a focus on language teaching
Annotated Lesson Plan
Explanation of learning outcomes and
goals for all activities.
Include any audio, video, or written
Include both lesson plan and student
Student Evaluations from the last
three years: numbers and comments.
Three References: Names and contact
information. No recommendation letters accepted or needed.
To apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/92423
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