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Languages: Visiting Assistant Professor of French

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Lecturer
  • Job ID: #18089
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Languages: Visiting Assistant Professor of French

A full-time, instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of Languages with an emphasis in French for the 2022-2023 academic year beginning August 22, 2022. Possible reappointment contingent on departmental need and satisfactory performance review.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be work-authorized in the United States. A master’s degree in French is required from a regionally accredited institution, preference for a PhD with ABDs considered.  Advanced-Mid proficiency or higher in French and English is required. The following will be considered assets:  evidence of successful teaching in varied delivery modes; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness; ACTFL proficiency training; experience with Open Educational Resources; enthusiasm for course development.

DUTIES: Teach the equivalent of 15 credits each semester of lower- and upper-division courses, as assigned; assist in building an articulated curriculum using ACTFL standards; share tasks related to the supervision of students in French Teaching; contribute to strengthening visibility and access to French studies in the region and the UW system.

THE UNIT: The department of Languages consists of 18 faculty and 12 academic staff members.

https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-arts-sciences/departments-programs/languages/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/.  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Languages: Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in French position (Job ID # 18089) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy (1 page maximum)
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Matt Waters, Chair, Department of Languages;  watersmw@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by March 28, 2022. However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).