Preceptor in French



Title Preceptor in French
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Romance Languages and Literatures
Position Description

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures seeks applications for a preceptor in French language. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The preceptor will assist in the training and supervision of teaching fellows and normally teach two language courses in French per semester.

Basic Qualifications

The successful applicant should have native or near native proficiency in French, be well versed in the issues of teaching French as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of French, and be able to teach and coordinate intermediate and upper-level French language courses, as well as advanced composition and Business French courses.

Additional Qualifications

A specialization in French pedagogy and/or second language acquisition is highly desirable. Experience in course coordination and curriculum design is preferred along with a strong doctoral record.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 1st; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Contact Information

Preceptor in French Search Committee, c/o Katherine Killough, Language Program Coordinator

436 Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA

Contact Email
Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents