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Employment at Macquarie University: Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies

The Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures at Macquarie University is seeking a suitably qualified academic who has a strong research and teaching record in the area of French and Francophone Studies.

Available opportunities are for a Lecturer (Level B) or a Senior Lecturer (Level C), depending on experience and track record.

Further information and application details are available at the link below. The full description can also be read below: Working at Macquarie

Applications close: 29 March 2018 11.55pm AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Available opportunities are for a Lecturer or a Senior Lecturer, depending on experience and track record.

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online, including a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position (not more than 2 pages) and your resume.

Essential Criteria for an appointment at Lecturer level (Level B):

1) – Native speaker competency of French and English;

2) –  PhD in a relevant field of French and Francophone Studies;

3) –  Demonstrated experience in quality research/scholarship with a focus on contemporary French studies in a global context, which should be evidenced by publications and/or success in attracting research funding,

4) –  Demonstrated capacity to build collaborative research partnerships at national and/or international level;

5)  – Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree research students, including as primary supervisor;

6) – Demonstrated success in teaching and convening units in French language studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level including the ability to independently develop research-integrated and innovative approaches to teaching and learning;

7) –  Experience with, or strong interest in, online delivery and associated learning technologies for both blended and distance learning;

8) – Demonstrated successful implementation of French as a Foreign Language teaching methodology at the tertiary level;

9) – Demonstrated ability to contribute to a collegial environment that fosters and supports the work of others;

10) – Record of contributing, or capacity to actively contribute to Department or Faculty committees or strategic projects, including in a leadership role.

Desirable:

– Demonstrated experience in quality research/scholarship in one of the following areas: French contemporary literature, film, theatre and culture; French culture and society, including in European and/or international contexts;

– Experience with aligning teaching and learning outcomes with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Essential Criteria for an appointment at Senior Lecturer level (Level C):

1) – Native speaker competency of French and English;

2) – PhD in the field of French and Francophone Studies;

3) – Demonstrated experience in the field of contemporary French studies in a global context, which will complement the Department’s shared research area in International Studies.;

4) – Established international research profile in the chosen field of study, as evidenced by the demonstrated production of quality impactful research, including high-quality refereed publications, and sustained growth in citations;

5) – Demonstrated capacity to build collaborative research partnerships at national and international level, including emerging record of visiting fellowships and/or invited presentations, active organisation of national and international conferences, and serving as a co- or chief investigator on successful competitive internal or external grant applications;

6) – Demonstrated successful supervision as primary supervisor of completed higher degree research projects;

7) – Demonstrated leadership role in program design, administration and delivery in French language studies at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, including the ability to independently develop research-integrated and innovative approaches to teaching and learning;

8) – Experience with, or strong interest in, online delivery and associated learning technologies for both blended and distance learning;

9) – Demonstrated successful implementation of French as a Foreign Language teaching methodology at the tertiary level;

-Demonstrated ability to contribute in a leadership role to a collegial environment that fosters and supports the work of others;

-Record of contributing, or capacity to actively contribute to Department or Faculty committees or strategic projects, including in a leadership role.

Desirable:

-Demonstrated international research profile in one of the following areas: French contemporary literature, film, theatre and culture; French culture and society, including in European and international contexts;

-Experience with developing and designing programs, which align teaching and learning outcomes with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Salary Package: Level B from $99,879 to $118,174 p.a. or Level C from $121,953 to $140,256 p.a. plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing position

Enquiries: Associate Professor Ulrike Garde, Head of Department at ulrike.garde@mq.edu.au

Applications Close:  Thursday 29 March 2018 at 11:55pm.

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance


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