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LINGUIST List 21.2107

Wed May 05 2010

Jobs: French & Language Acquisition: Senior Lector, Yale University

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        1.    Agnes Bolton, French & Language Acquisition: Senior Lector, Yale University, CT, USA

Message 1: French & Language Acquisition: Senior Lector, Yale University, CT, USA
Date: 04-May-2010
From: Agnes Bolton <agnes.boltonyale.edu>
Subject: French & Language Acquisition: Senior Lector, Yale University, CT, USA
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University or Organization: Yale University
Department: Department of French
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.yale.edu/french
Job Rank: Senior Lector

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

The Department of French at Yale University seeks to appoint a Senior
Lector as Director of the French Language Program beginning July 1, 2011.
Duties include: supervising and coordinating the French language program;
initiating and directing efforts to improve and coordinate existing courses
in the French language sequence; planning language course offerings and
sections and working with the Director of Undergraduate Studies to staff
language courses each academic year; preparing and mentoring graduate
students throughout their years of language teaching; teaching and/or
chairing at least two language courses per year; serving as spokesperson
for the language program to undergraduate students; serving as liaison
between the Department of French and other units at the University such as
the Center for Language Study.

Doctoral degree in French preferred, with native or near-native proficiency
in French; proven excellence in teaching French language at all levels
(1st-6th semester college); administrative experience in organizing and
staffing multi-level language courses with part-time and full-time faculty;
knowledge of foreign language teaching methodologies, including
technology-related pedagogy; expertise in curriculum development and
assessment. This is a full-time position with an initial three-year
appointment renewable upon successful review. Yale University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Yale values diversity in its
students, faculty, and staff and strongly encourages applications from
underrepresented minorities and women. Send CV and complete dossier
(including at least three letters of recommendation and a statement of
teaching philosophy) to the address below. Applications should arrive by
the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 01-Oct-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Language Director Search Committee
Department of French
Yale University
P.O. Box 208251
New Haven, CT 06520-8251
USA
Contact Information:
Agnes Bolton
Email: agnes.boltonyale.edu
Phone: 203-432-4900
Fax: 203-432-7975
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