The French Language Centre of the Faculty of Arts (FLC) invites applications for two non tenure-track positions at the rank of Faculty Lecturer in French as a Second Language, beginning August 1, 2013. Initial appointment of Faculty Lecturers is for 2 years: the appointment is renewable and, after 6 years of continuous employment, is for an indefinite period.
Candidates must hold an M.A. in the field of French language teaching, linguistics or in a closely related field. Candidates must have native fluency in French, a working knowledge of English and a good knowledge of Francophone cultures. The FLC is seeking applicants with a demonstrated record of effective language teaching at the post-secondary level and experience in computer-assisted language learning. Candidates are expected to show innovative abilities (pedagogical approaches, curriculum development, creation of course material, evaluation methods), initiative, leadership and commitment to team work and university life.
Applications and all supporting materials are accepted online only at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2443. Interested candidates should submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a one-page description of the candidate's teaching approach, certified copies of degrees, copies of recent teaching evaluations and a teaching portfolio. They should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent from the referees' institutional email accounts, to the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2443. Short-listed candidates will be asked to give a presentation showing their expertise in teaching French as second language and in applying new technologies to language instruction.
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Deadline: March 1st, 2013.