PA Position Number: F00193PD
Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
- The successful candidate will be able to teach across a range of courses in and about the French language, literatures expressed in this language, and cultural surveys and topics related to France and the Francophone world.
- The department also supports the training of future language teachers and fosters the learning of French in various settings (common education, non-traditional learning, and higher education).
- Assessment of student progress and academic programs are part of our culture.
- Academic programs are evaluated and developed after shared work in strategic planning and coordination of multiple section courses.
- The department also sponsors community events and clubs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies.
- Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university.
- Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers.
- Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty.
- Adheres to the educational philosophy, mission and long-term goals of the University.
- Adheres to all policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.
Desired Start Date: August 14, 2017
Discipline Emphasis and Responsibilities:
An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).
- Doctorate in French, French Literature, French Language and Literature, French and Francophone Studies, or French Letters in hand by start of appointment; in other words, applicants should already have the PhD or be ABD with a defense date by July 2017.
- The successful candidate is a generalist with interest in the areas of literature and cultural studies.
- All applicants must have experience teaching French at the college level.
- Native or near-native proficiency in French.
- Competence in teaching another language is desirable, but not necessarily preferred.
Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.