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Instructor I, French (French as a Second Language)

Carleton University

Field of Specialization: French as a Second Language
Academic Unit: French
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Instructor I
Start Date: July 1, 2019
Closing Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Please refer to the following link for the full official posting: French as a Second Language Instructor Position. https://carleton.ca/provost/jobs/faculty/

Prière de se référer au site suivant pour le détail de l’annonce officielle: French as a Second Language Instructor Position. https://carleton.ca/provost/jobs/faculty/

About the Position:

The Department of French invites applications from candidates for a preliminary appointment (leading to confirmation) in teaching French as a second language at the rank of Instructor I, beginning July 1, 2019. Duties include teaching a variety of undergraduate French language courses at all levels, taking an active role on the committee engaged in curriculum development and the coordination of French language programs.

About the Academic Unit:

The Department of French at Carleton University delivers programs meeting a variety of needs and interests. They include a four-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a focus on either French Linguistics or francophone literatures, a Combined Honours program for students interested in combining their studies in French with another discipline, and a Bachelor of Arts program (General) usually completed in three years. A Combined Honours program in Journalism and French is available to students in the Bachelor of Journalism program. Carleton also offers a popular minor in French (four credits). We are currently engaged in redesigning our Master’s program in French and francophone studies. The Department takes pride in offering a personalized experience for our majors and preparing them to be autonomous and reflective lifelong learners of French. For more information about the Department, please visit our website at: https://carleton.ca/french/

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Priority will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in second language teaching and learning (applied linguistics, didactics, second language acquisition). Candidates holding a Ph.D. in another related area, with relevant additional academic qualifications and/or experience in French second language teaching and learning may also be considered. The position requires a qualified individual with a minimum of four years of experience teaching French as a second language in a university setting, preferably to an English-speaking student body. Native or near native fluency in French is a requirement. Native or near native fluency in English is a further requirement as all University communications and services are conducted in English. Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in at least two of the following areas: curriculum design or program coordination, computer-assisted language learning, FSL accreditation models (preferably CEFR).

Application Instructions:

The closing date for application is Friday, January 25, 2019. A letter of intent along with a curriculum vitae, a complete teaching dossier (to a maximum of 10 pages, covering teaching initiatives , teaching evaluations and syllabi) and the contact information of three referees should be sent electronically in one PDF document to Dr. Randall Gess, Chair, Department of French, Carleton University (email: randall.gess@carleton.ca).

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students, 900 academic faculty, and 1,100 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.