Lecturer in French (Academic Year 2024-2025)

Lecturer in French (Academic Year 2024-2025)

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/25/2024
Part Time

Lecturer in French (Academic Year 2024-2025)

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The Department of Modern Languages invites part-time faculty candidates for Lecturer in French within the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Position will teach first-year French courses and/or any other French courses as needed. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission. Official duties and teaching responsibilities of part-time faculty members at the University include teaching and professional activities as assigned.

This applicant pool will remain online and be used to hire interested part-time faculty as needed during the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

Essential Functions
Basic Instructional Duties:
  1. Prepare course outlines and teach based on approved departmental syllabi; prepare and deliver consistent, interactive lectures and other classroom activities.
  2. Prepare timely and meaningful assessments for assigned courses, as well as other performance-based activities that provide evidence of learning by students in the course.
  3. Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
  4. Be available outside class to help students learn as well as answer their questions (1 hour per 3-hour class, physically and/or electronically).
  5. Adhere to all UIW Faculty Handbook policies and procedures, including timely record keeping of student activities, fair and equitable evaluation of student performance, and timely feedback to students regarding their performance in the course.
  6. Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and beyond the classroom.
  7. Maintain contact with the department chair and participate in meetings upon request.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Native or near-native fluency in French;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with department faculty;
  • Familiarity with the Catholic Intellectual Tradition;
  • Demonstrated understanding of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs);
  • Demonstrated competency in instruction and mentoring of students from a variety of backgrounds, including first-generation, low income, and racial and ethnic minorities;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Master of Arts Degree in French or Master’s Degree in a related field with at least 18 post-graduate hours in French.

Required Work Experience
Minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience in the field with demonstrated instructional competency via student and peer evaluation processes.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in French;
  • Two (2) years’ successful experience teaching at the undergraduate level, with documentation of student evaluations.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
None specified.

Work Hours
Based on course assignment.

Physical Demands
Typical for faculty in this discipline.

Posting Number: UN859PO
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Salary: $2800/class (Master's); $3100/class (doctoral degree)
Open Date: 06/24/2024
Close Date: 5/31/2025
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/25920

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

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