New Job in French – Lecturer (Level B) at the University of Sydney

The Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint a Lecturer at level B, with expertise preferably in the field of French and Francophone Cultural Studies (cultural, historical or literary studies) or socio-linguistics but other areas relevant to French and Francophone Studies will be considered. 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • maintain a research profile compatible with the Department’s research programmes through publication and research grant application
  • coordinate and teach language units in the French and Francophone major including at all levels from Beginner to Advanced
  • coordinate and teach culture units at all levels and adapt to Departmental needs with regard to curriculum development
  • participate in teaching collaboration including team-teaching of undergraduate cultural units in the Department and School
  • supervise honours and postgraduate research students in French and Francophone Studies 
  • work flexibly and collaboratively in a team environment and assume roles in administration and planning in the Department and School
  • coordinate and help promote French and Francophone Studies within the university and to the community.

About you

We are seeking a Lecturer who has:

  • a PhD in French or Francophone Studies
  • native or near native competency in French and English 
  • a strong record of peer-reviewed publications relative to opportunity 
  • demonstrated experience and commitment to innovative teaching and course development in French and Francophone Studies, including language and culture courses
  • experience in designing and teaching French-language modules at different levels with demonstrated success in promoting student retention and achieving high levels of language competency
  • demonstrated ability, relative to opportunity, to develop and maintain an active research program including research grant applications
  • evidence of their capacity to work flexibly and collaboratively in a team environment and to assume roles in administration and planning in the Department and School.
  • excellent time management and interpersonal skills.


Desirable for appointment is your:

  • experience of interdisciplinary teaching and research 
  • experience in developing and implementing innovative teaching including but not limited to digital teaching methodologies
  • experience in research-led teaching
  • ability to undertake collaborative research
  • record of successful honours and research student supervision relative to opportunity
  • demonstrated academic administration skills.

Apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the University of Sydney website by 24 April 2022.

ASFS Mentorship Program 2020

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This year, the Australian Society for French Studies is launching a mentorship program for colleagues seeking extra support in their careers. Colleagues may seek mentorship for a specific professional goal, such as a promotion application, job search or grant application, and mentees may include but are not limited to postgraduate and ECR candidates. Mentees will be paired with a suitable member of the Society able to advise on their goals, and each pair will decide how often and where to communicate (ex. skype, email) depending on their needs. This is an informal and collegial initiative designed to support colleagues at a range of stages in their academic careers.

If you are already an ASFS member, check your email for details on how to apply. If you are interested in joining the Society and taking part in the program, you can apply for membership here.

University of Tasmania – hiring in French

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in French

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Job no: 493402
Work type: Part time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Academic – Research Focus 

  • Fixed-term, Part time role (0.60 FTE)
  • Appointment until December
  • Flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate

The Opportunity

With a learning and teaching focus, this role teaches in the French program in on-campus, on-line, and blended delivery modes while also participating in the development of initiatives to build and enhance opportunities for wider community engagement with Language learning in Tasmania.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide academic support for French language units
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national or international standing and publish research findings.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • PhD in relevant discipline (Level B), or significant progress towards PhD in relevant discipline or the equivalent to a Masters level qualification in a relevant discipline (Level A)
  • A good record of and continuing commitment to research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to a relevant field of research, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and/or success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • Experience in University-level teaching and learning in French with a demonstrated ability to present effectively to small groups in face-to-face, blended, or fully online teaching modes.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to relate effectively and sensitively to students and staff from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and to maintain a professional manner at all times when dealing with staff and students.

Remuneration

Level A – Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level A and will have a total remuneration package of up to $99,653 comprising base salary within the range of $66,785 to $91,008 plus 9.5% superannuation.

Level B – Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $122,202 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $112,705 plus 9.5% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position please contact Lisa Fletcher, Head of School, Humanities, Lisa.Fletcher@utas.edu.au / (03) 6226 1725.
  • Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying2 for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Monday, 25 March 2019. 11.55pm

Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION – Associate Lecturer-Lecturer in French .pdf

Teaching Assistants in France – now open

Applications for the 2019 round of the English Language Teaching Assistants programs in Metropolitan France and overseas departments are now open!

 

This program is designed to give students the opportunity to discover a new region and culture by working alongside an English teacher in a French school environment. It is not aimed at experienced teachers, and whether or you intend to become a language teacher, it is a fantastic opportunity to gain seven months of paid international experience, which is invaluable on a student’s CV.

 

All information, including details of the role, the contract, eligibility requirements and how to apply are available on the embassy’s website here:

https://au.ambafrance.org/https-au-ambafrance-org-Assistants-in-France

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Socioeconomics of (additional) Languages

The School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Queensland is advertising for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Socioeconomics of (additional) Languages. This is a three year, Level A position.

The primary purpose of the position is to undertake a research program on the social and/or economic benefits of learning additional languages.  This may include topics such as, but not limited to: the policy-practice nexus in relation to second language education, intergenerational transmission of languages other than English, the socioeconomic benefits of second language education, the relationship between cross-linguistic/cross-cultural competence and social cohesion and innovation, and the implications of increasingly sophisticated machine translation for second language education and use.

Details here: http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/504388/postdoctoral-research-fellow-in-socioeconomics-of-additional-languages

Lecturer in French, ANU

Lecturer in French Studies

Australian National University

Application deadline: June 8 2018

http://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/522225/lecturer-in-french-studies

Classification:  Academic Level B

Salary package: $96,087.00 – $109,181.00 + 17% Superannuation

Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years)

Job no: 522225
Location: Canberra / ACT

The School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics at the ANU seeks to appoint a scholar to broaden and further strengthen the teaching and research profile of French Studies. The appointee will be expected to bring expertise and intellectual distinction to our program, and have an active research agenda in one or more of the following areas: modern literature, theatre, and/or cultural studies in France; francophone postcolonial studies; Pacific literatures and cultures; or translation studies. S/he will have a demonstrated capacity to teach core language courses as well as advanced thematic courses in his/her area of specialisation at all levels (Undergraduate, and Postgraduate), and will participate in the recruitment and supervision of Honours, MA and PhD students.  The appointee will be active in professional service within ANU, nationally and internationally in his/her relevant disciplines, and in the broader community.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For more information, please contact Dr Kate Mitchell T: 02 6125 9517 E: hos.slll@anu.edu.au. 

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion.

Lecturer in French Studies, Monash University

Lecturer in French Studies

Job No.: 576847

Location: Clayton Campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $95,297 – $113,166 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

Monash University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate as Lecturer in French Studies within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts for a fixed term period of three years.

You will have a dynamic research and teaching profile, with outstanding expertise in one or more areas of French studies. Applicants with demonstrated experience in areas that directly facilitate innovations in language teaching, course development and delivery will be given preference.

In addition, you should have a demonstrably strong teaching history, including curriculum design and innovation. If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash jobs

Enquiries

Associate Professor Kevin Foster, Head of School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics +61 3 9905 5259

Position Description

Download File PD – Lecturer In French Studies

Closing Date

Thursday 3 May 2018, 11:55 pm AEST

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