LINGUIST List 24.4461

Fri Nov 08 2013

Jobs: French; Applied Ling: Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 08-Nov-2013
From: Darlene Jackson <>
Subject: French; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Johns Hopkins University Department: The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Job Location: District of Columbia, USA Web Address:
Job Title: French Language Full Time Lecturer

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)


Founded in 1943 and a Johns Hopkins division since 1950, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for 60 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international leadership and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. Today, SAIS offers the M.A., M.I.P.P., and Ph.D. degrees and enrolls 650 full-time students in Washington, D.C., primarily in the school's two-year Master of Arts program. Nearly 40 percent of the students are non-citizens coming from more than 70 countries. About 200 students attend SAIS Europe in Bologna, Italy, while about 180 students attend the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. To learn more about SAIS, visit the department URL above.

The Position:
SAIS invites applications for a full-time French language lecturer for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is a two year appointment with possibility of renewal. Duties include teaching French language courses, syllabus design, and language assessment.

The ideal candidate will have:
(a) A Master’s degree in French, Applied Linguistics, or Education (ADB or PhD preferred),
(b) Strong teaching experience in French,
(c) Interest in content-based instruction (topics in International Development & Politics),
(d) Experience in curriculum and language teaching materials development,
(e) Knowledge of current language teaching methodology,
(f) Expertise in the use of technology-mediated instruction,
(g) Native language proficiency in French.

Please send Curriculum Vitae, brief statement of language teaching philosophy, and names of three references to Marco A. Campos at the application address below.

The deadline for receipt of applications is no later than January 17, 2014.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 17-Jan-2014 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Marco Campos Johns Hopkins University – SAIS 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. #330 Washington, DC 20036 USA Contact Information:
Ms. Darlene Jackson Email:

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