Part-Time Academic (FREN 1005.06): Basic French – Summer 2023

Dalhousie University

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Position Title Part-Time Academic (FREN 1005.06): Basic French – Summer 2023
Posting Number PTAP1882P
Department/Unit French
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities A part-time academic is needed to teach French 1005.06 (02): Basic French, in the summer term of the 2022-2023 academic year (July-August 2023). The course is scheduled Monday-Thursday from 9:35-11:55 a.m.
The selected applicant will teach the basic components of French grammar (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) to students with no previous background in French or who have studied French up to grade 8-9. As instructor, the candidate will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, test preparation, evaluation and electronic submission of grades.
Instructors are expected to maintain reliable and constant communication with the administration of the Department, to be available for two hours per week for consultation with students, and to have students fill out the evaluation questionnaire at the end of the course. Instructors report to the Chairperson of the Department.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position At least a Master’s degree in French, plus previous teaching experience. Native or near-native competence in French. There is a requirement for an interview for all candidates who have not previously been interviewed for a position at the 1000 or 1005 levels, who have never held a full time position in the department or who are not retired faculty. Any candidate has a right to be re-interviewed for each new hiring cycle but must specifically request this. In addition to a letter of application and CV, candidates may submit any supporting document they deem relevant, such as student evaluations, etc. Interviews will be conducted by video conference or telephone.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit .
Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.
All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.

Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment July-August 2023
Open Date 04/05/2022
Close Date 03/22/2023
Open Until Filled
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