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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in French Language and French and Francophone Culture

Applications are invited for a French language instructor beginning August 2013. The position will be filled at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The initial term of appointment will be three years, with the possibility of renewal. Minimum requirements include the M.A. or M.S. in foreign language pedagogy, linguistics, or a related field; candidates with the PhD are also welcome to apply. The candidate should have native or near-native proficiency in French, the ability to instruct a diverse student population at the introductory through advanced levels of French language acquisition, and demonstrated teaching experience.  It is desirable that the candidate have a successful track record teaching college French and show interest in building a community of French speakers at various levels of proficiency. Responsibilities will include: anchoring a French language sequence from beginning to advanced levels; teaching an introduction to French and Francophone culture; administration of courses shared with our Bi-College partners at Bryn Mawr; and sustaining a co-curricular program of engagement with French majors and other interested students. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply send letter of intent, statement on teaching experience and educational philosophy, curriculum vitae and 3 letters of recommendation to: Ms. Corrinne Fahl, French Language Search Coordinator, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford PA 19041. Where practical, materials may be submitted electronically via Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, we encourage applicants to submit all materials by this date. Candidates will be interviewed at the MLA convention in Boston.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to values of academic excellence, diversity, and social responsibility.

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