LINGUIST List 29.533

Wed Jan 31 2018

Jobs: French; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Princeton University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 30-Jan-2018
From: Kathleen Allen <>
Subject: French; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Princeton University
Department: French and Italian
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in French

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; French as a Foreign Language

Required Language(s): French (fra)


The Department of French and Italian has occasional openings for full- and part-time Lecturers in French to teach a range of courses in language and culture in a dynamic undergraduate program committed to innovation and excellence. Appointment duty time will depend on student enrollment and will be made on an as-needed, per-term basis starting September 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin February 12, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

Essential Qualifications:
- Native or near-native fluency in French and English, proven experience teaching French as a Foreign Language at the university level, and excellent teaching credentials.
- Master's degree or enrollment in a Ph.D. program required; Ph.D. preferred.
- Experience in culture-based instruction, integration of new technologies and curriculum development.
- Demonstrated interest in film and media studies will be a plus.
- Ability to supervise and mentor graduate student instructors is highly desirable.

Preference will be given to candidates with a background in French as a Foreign Language and/or Linguistics, SLA or Applied Linguistics, although other fields will be considered. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants are to apply online at
and submit the following documents:
- Curriculum vitae, including description of teaching experience
- Letter of application that explains teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in
the relevant fields
- Statement of teaching: no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached
or would approach the courses he or she wishes to teach
- Two recent teaching evaluations
- One reference letter addressing teaching (to be submitted directly by referee)
- Complete contact information for two additional professional references (to be submitted by applicant)

Candidates must answer these three REQUIRED questions:
1. Do you have a Master’s degree in French or a related field, or are you enrolled in a Ph.D. program in French or a related field? YES / NO
2. Do you have prior experience teaching French at the university level? YES / NO
3. 3. Do you have prior experience supervising graduate students? YES / NO

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Director French Langauge Program Christine Sagnier

Page Updated: 31-Jan-2018