Overview

Job Purpose: The School of Modern Languages in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of French beginning in August 2018. This position is full-time with a 2/2 teaching load and is renewable for up to two years.

Major Responsibilities: The candidate will join a vibrant French Program, which offers undergraduate majors and minors in French. Possible areas for interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and research include but are not limited to applied linguistics, media, science and technology studies, digital humanities, intercultural communication, industry, and business. Involvement in one of the School’s intensive summer study abroad programs LBAT: Languages for Business and Technology may be a possibility.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Doctorate’s degree
  • Work Experience:
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: Native-level competence in French; an active research and publication agenda; and documented evidence of successful instruction in teaching French from introductory language courses to upper-level, content-based courses.

Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: N/A
  • Preferred Work Experience: N/A
  • Preferred Certifications: N/A
  • Preferred Skills: N/A

Additional Information: 

How to apply: Candidates should submit a statement of interest highlighting how they meet the job requirements, contact information for three references, including at least one who can address teaching qualifications, a current CV, and a recent writing sample to hiring@modlangs.gatech.edu in one single PDF document. Please ask your three recommenders to send their letters of recommendation separately to hiring@modlangs.gatech.edu. Interviews will be conducted virtually in mid-April.

Department Description:
The School of Modern Languages in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of French beginning in August 2018. This position is full-time with a 2/2 teaching load and is renewable for up to two years.

The School of Modern Languages (https://modlangs.gatech.edu) emphasizes interactive learning and interdisciplinary study of languages and cultures. We offer an innovative B.S. degree in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS) as well as degrees in Global Economics and Modern Language (GEML) and International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML). We are currently preparing to launch a Master’s program in Applied Languages and Intercultural studies and are planning an interdisciplinary MS in Global Media Cultures. The school is home to approximately 60 full- and part-time faculty members. The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. Located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia Tech enrolls over 21,500 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.