Romance Languages Lecturer in French

University of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 21, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Romance Languages invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment (non-tenure-track) as Lecturer to teach all levels of French language and Francophone culture in an undergraduate program committed to dynamic language instruction.   Possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Position includes a teaching load of 5 courses along with administrative responsibility for language course coordination. Native or near-native linguistic ability, teaching experience at the university level, and excellent teaching credentials are required. Experience coordinating language courses highly desirable. MA required, Ph.D. preferred.

Applicants are to apply online at

  Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. We also encourage applicants to upload evidence of excellence in teaching such as a teaching portfolio including if available:  1) teaching evaluations, 2) sample syllabi, assignments and assessments, etc., and 3) statement of professional development.  The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


The Department of Romance Languages is strongly committed to Penns Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Females/Individuals with disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at