LINGUIST List 31.806

Wed Feb 26 2020

Jobs: French; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 25-Feb-2020
From: Elena Shimanskaya <eshimanskayaunr.edu>
Subject: French; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
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University or Organization: University of Nevada, Reno
Department: Department of World Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Nevada, USA
Web Address: http://www.unr.edu/education
Job Title: Lecturer, French - One-year Temporary Position

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

Lecturer, French - One-year Temporary Position

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a one-year appointment as Lecturer in French. Position begins July 1, 2020. Responsibilities include teaching 12 units per semester (24 units per academic year). Primary duties include teaching basic language, composition and conversation, with ability to teach culture a plus. Minimum requirements include MA degree in French or equivalent, native/near-native proficiency in English and French, and evidence of teaching excellence. Upload to search website a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, complete recent course evaluations that demonstrate teaching effectiveness in first- and second-year language courses and three professional reference letters.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Native or near-native proficiency in English and French
- M.A. in French or equivalent degree
- Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in teaching first- and second-year university language courses
- Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and/or service

Preferred Qualifications:

- Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in teaching basic language, composition and conversation, as wells as other content courses
- Evidence of, or potential for, effective interaction with a diverse range of students and colleagues, as well as with teachers and administrators in the school district
- Evidence of professional development

Required Materials:

- Cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and teaching experience for this position
- A brief diversity statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward a mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying
- Current resume/CV
- Complete recent course evaluations that demonstrate teaching effectiveness in first- and second-year language courses
- Three professional reference letters
- Unofficial transcripts

Contact Information for this position:

Elena Shimanskaya
Search Chair
eshimanskayaunr.edu

Josh Martinmaas
Search Coordinator
jmartinmaasunr.edu

Required Attachment(s)
Please attach the following documents to your application. Please contact jobsunr.edu, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments:

1) Cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience and teaching experience
2) A brief diversity statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward a mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying
3) Resume/CV
4) Contact information for three professional references
5) Complete recent course evaluations that demonstrate teaching effectiveness in first- and second-year language courses
6) Unofficial transcripts

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Web Address for Applications: https://apptrkr.com/1842140
Contact Information:
Elena Shimanskaya
Email: eshimanskayaunr.edu


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