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Assistant Professor, French

Apply now Job no: 493378
Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Global Languages & Cultures
Division: Academic Affairs

 

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Position Summary:

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures at Rollins College, a private liberal arts college in central Florida, invites applications for a tenure-track position to teach French courses at all levels and other topic courses, beginning Fall 2023. The position is open to a generalist, preferably those with knowledge of transatlantic studies and/or Francophone African studies.

The position also involves a significant educational leadership role that includes, among other things, academic planning, curriculum and program development, and innovation. Other responsibilities may include: student advising, recruitment and placement, course coordination, and service on administrative committees.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching and curriculum development, and show promise of pedagogical innovation and educational leadership. They will be expected to participate in departmental events and initiatives, to maintain an excellent record of teaching and service. The successful candidate must also be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins College. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, perspectives) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

The successful candidate should:

  • Ph.D degree in French, Applied linguistics, Linguistics, Second Language acquisition, at the time of the appointment.
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and to our liberal arts mission.
  • Native or near-native fluency in French and English.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts.
  • Ability to contribute to, help foster, and sustain a diverse and inclusive. learning and working environment at Rollins.

The teaching load is 3/3.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college.  The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

  • Ph.D degree in French, Applied linguistics, Linguistics, Second Language acquisition, at the time of the appointment.
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and to our liberal arts mission.
  • Native or near-native fluency in French and English.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts.
  • Ability to contribute to, help foster, and sustain a diverse and inclusive. learning and working environment at Rollins.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

**Preference will be given to candidates who apply by November 21st, 2022. Position is open until filled.**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Sana Alaya Seghair
French Coordinator, Global Languages and Cultures Department
sseghair@rollins.edu

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

Benefits &
Perks:

  • Paid Holidays and College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Click here to review our full benefits package.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service
Months:

9

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