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Lecturer - French

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process. Required Application Documents: • Cover letter – please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable). • Curriculum Vitae • Please include a list of references (at least 3) including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you. • Teaching effectiveness: Include student evaluations (numeric and comments) for the last year of teaching • Teaching philosophy: include a teaching philosophy statement Note: Letters of Reference are not required at this time. We reserve the right to request letters of reference at a future date, such as once we have identified interview candidates. Screening of applications will begin February 26, 2018. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Lecturer - French
Posting Number 2018005FP

Position Information

Classification Title Lecturer
Classification Code 8209
RCW Exemption Criteria 10 - Academic Personnel
EWU Position Number F99706
CUPA Code 16.09 - Romance
FLSA Exempt - Teaching
Bargaining Unit UFE
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range CUPA
Salary Information

DOE/DOQ

Anticipated Start Date 09/14/18
Term of Appointment 100% Academic Year
Location Cheney, WA
County Spokane
Project Description

N/A

Project Duration N/A
Background Check Yes - Both

Department Information

Level 1 User with Access Felicia Jensen
Responsible HR User Lori Livingstone
Responsible HR User Email address llivingstone@ewu.edu (Inquiries only)

Posting Text

Job Summary

The College of Arts, Letters and Education invites applications for a special faculty/lecturer position in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures to begin mid-September, 2018. We are seeking a Lecturer in French.

The Modern Languages and Literatures Department is seeking a colleague with a strong commitment to students, collegiality, and professional standards.

The faculty member hired for this position will be welcomed into an academic community dedicated to cultural diversity, community engagement, and social justice.

Teaching: a typical workload for this position will involve 45 credits per academic year, subject to department needs. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in the areas of French language, culture and literature.

Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.

The required start date for this position is 09/14/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018. This for the purpose of attending new faculty orientation sessions and other meetings scheduled by the department, college and/or university.

Physical Demands

N/A

Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment

N/A

Required Qualifications

- Master’s degree in French

- Native or near native French proficiency

- Three years of experience teaching French at college level

- Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following preferred qualifications:

- PhD in French

- Familiarity with ACTFL assessment and guidelines

- Experience teaching upper division French classes (literature and culture)

- Experience supervising first or second-year French instructors

Other Skills and Abilities

- Flexibility
- Collaboration
- Collegiality
- Communication
- Teamwork
- Time Management

Work Schedule Type Regular
Work Schedule

Schedule will vary from quarter to quarter to fulfill position’s responsibilities. Assignments may include evening classes.

Posting Date 02/12/2018
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date
Screening to Begin 02/26/18
Special Instructions to Applicants

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

Required Application Documents:
• Cover letter – please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable).

• Curriculum Vitae

• Please include a list of references (at least 3) including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you.

• Teaching effectiveness: Include student evaluations (numeric and comments) for the last year of teaching

• Teaching philosophy: include a teaching philosophy statement

Note: Letters of Reference are not required at this time. We reserve the right to request letters of reference at a future date, such as once we have identified interview candidates.

Screening of applications will begin February 26, 2018. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Application Types Accepted Profile
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If 'Other' was selected as an advertising source, please list details here
Index Number for Recruitment Advertising 100092 & 100086 (50% each)

Job Duties

% of Time 100
Responsibility / Duty

Teaching Responsibilities during AY18-19 (subject to change):

Fall 2018
FREN 101-1 (5)
FREN 101-2 (5)
FREN 433 (3)

Winter 2019
FREN 102-1 (5)
FREN 102-2 (5)
FREN 202 (5)

Spring 2019
FREN 103-1 (5)
FREN 103-2 (5)
FREN 203 (5)
FREN 305 (2)

Teaching includes the following additional related responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA:
o Meet all scheduled classes
o Plan, organize and inform students of the course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance regulations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
o Schedule and attend office hours
o Turn in grades according to established deadlines

Essential Function Indicator Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form