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LINGUIST List 22.1158

Wed Mar 09 2011

Jobs: French: Director of French Language Program, Yale U

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        1.     Agnes Bolton , French: Director of French Language Program (Senior Lector I or II), Yale University, CT, USA

Message 1: French: Director of French Language Program (Senior Lector I or II), Yale University, CT, USA
Date: 09-Mar-2011
From: Agnes Bolton <agnes.boltonyale.edu>
Subject: French: Director of French Language Program (Senior Lector I or II), Yale University, CT, USA
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University or Organization: Yale University
Department: Department of French
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://french.yale.edu/
Job Rank: Director of French Language Program

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

The Department of French at Yale University seeks to appoint a Senior
Lector I or II as Director of the French Language Program beginning July 1,
2012. 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 appointment
between three and five years, 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) by surface mail to the application
address below. Applications should arrive by October 1, 2011.

Application Deadline: 01-Oct-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Language Director Search Committee
Department of French
Yale University
PO 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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