POOL - LTC Lecturer in French for Intensive courses

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

University of Kansas Lawrence, KS

Company
University of Kansas
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5936BR
AJE Ref #
576132745
Location
Lawrence, KS
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Overview
The Language Training Center, a part of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Kansas, is seeking a part-time lecturer to provide instruction for short, intensive courses in French to a military audience located at McGuire Air Force Base (Trenton, NJ). The lecturer will provide six hours of instruction per day for two weeks (weekends not included) at the intermediate or advanced level, depending on class needs. The lecturer will travel to the location four times per year to deliver instruction on-site, with all travel costs covered by the University. Arrangements can be made to teach at a distance via videoconferencing technology if travel is not possible for some of the classes. Qualified applicants will have a Master s degree in French, or a closely related field; advanced proficiency in French and English; and at least one year of prior experience teaching at the college or university level.

The appointment period for each session will total five weeks which includes two weeks of preparation time, two weeks of teaching and one week after to complete any necessary duties.

Job Description
100% - Teaching

* Provide 6 hours of instruction per day for two weeks at the intermediate or advanced level in French.

* Prepare course materials, assessments, and lesson plans in consultation with the French language director and the Project Pedagogy Specialist.

* Maintain open and timely communication with students outside of class hours.

* Attend periodic meetings with teaching and administrative staff, including training prior to the beginning of the semester.

* Adhere to departmental, college, and university policies.

Required Qualifications

* Master s degree or equivalent in French; OR native speakers with a Master s degree in any field and experience teaching French at a university level are welcome to apply.

* Advanced proficiency in French.

* Advanced proficiency in English.

* At least one year of university or college teaching experience at any level in the language in either face-to-face or distance teaching settings.

Preferred Qualifications

* PhD or ABD in French or a closely related field.

* Experience in distance teaching.

Additional Candidate Instruction
Submit online application and attach a cover letter, a resum /CV and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Application review begins on May 23, 2016. Applicants will be reviewed on an ongoing basis for courses offered on a quarterly basis.

Contact Information to Applicants
Michael R. DeHaven
785-864-3447

Advertised Salary Range
$8,000 per 5-week appointment

Application Review Begins
23-May-2016

Anticipated Start Date
05-Jul-2016

Disclaimer
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