Florida Atlantic University seeks Instructor of French and Spanish  


The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University (in Jupiter, Florida) seeks applications for a full-time, renewable Instructor position in French and Spanish. The two-semester course load is 3-4, and Instructors may also supervise Independent Study and senior honors theses. The position begins August 11, 2018.

The successful candidate will teach a selection of beginning to upper-level undergraduate French and Spanish courses; and occasional survey courses on French/Spanish literature and culture in English.

Additional duties include academic advising, participating in faculty committees, directing senior theses, supervising Directed Independent Study courses and internships, participating in recruiting efforts, participating in French/Spanish honor societies, and other duties as assigned by the chair.

The Wilkes Honors College sets the standard for university honors colleges nationwide and provides students with an affordable pathway to an elite education. Located on FAU’s John D. MacArthur campus in Jupiter, FL, the WHC is distinctive among honors colleges, as it is a residential, free-standing, liberal arts and sciences college with a four-year, all-honors curriculum, its own full-time faculty, a low student to faculty ratio, a diverse student body, and an inclusive campus ethos (http://www.fau.edu/honors/).

[. . .] All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources’ job website (https://jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.

Our application site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format a teaching portfolio that includes a teaching philosophy statement, sample course syllabi of basic French / Spanish language courses taught by the applicant, and any other proof of excellence in teaching French / Spanish courses. Every applicant may upload a maximum of 6 documents. The maximum size for each document is 2MB. If you have more than 6 documents to be attached, we recommend that you combine two (2) or more items into one (1) document prior to uploading.

Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application. [. . .]

Additionally, the candidate will send three confidential letters of recommendation under separate cover either in a hard copy to Search Committee Chair, French/Spanish Instructorship / Wilkes Honors College, John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive HC 110, Jupiter, Florida, 33458-2906, or in electronic format c/o Ms. Ayn Kierstan Patrick, patricka@fau.edu.  [. . .]

For more guidelines, see https://jobs.fau.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1505929014468

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