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Part‑Time Academic Postings: Department of French
PART-TIME ACADEMIC POSTING
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6
POSTING DATE: 29 January 2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8 February 2015
POSITION: Part-Time Academic (2 July-20 August)
PAY RATE: Per the CUPE Collective Agreement
A part-time instructor is needed to teach French 1045.06 (02) for the summer term of the 2014-2015 academic year (2 July-20 August, Monday-Thursday 9:35-11:55).
The selected applicant will teach the basic components of French grammar (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) to students with no previous background in French or who have studied French up to grade 8-9. As instructor, the candidate will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, test preparation, evaluation and electronic submission of grades. Instructors are expected to maintain reliable and constant communication with the administration of the Department, to be available for two hours per week for consultation with students, and to have students fill out the evaluation questionnaire at the end of the course. Instructors report to the Chairperson of the Department.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:
At least a Master's degree in French, plus previous teaching experience. Native or near-native competence in French. There is a requirement for an interview for all candidates who have not previously been interviewed for a position at the 1000 or 1005 levels, who have never held a full time position in the department or who are not retired faculty. Any candidate has a right to be re-interviewed for each new hiring cycle but must specifically request this. In addition to a letter of application, candidates may submit any supporting document they deem relevant, such as a CV, student evaluations, etc. Interviews will be conducted face to face or, exceptionally, by telephone.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO:
Dr. Christopher Elson
Halifax, N.S. B3H 4P9
All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.
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