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Instructor/Assistant Professor - Foreign Languages (French)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. Position is dependent upon enrollment and funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0507-10
Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Foreign Languages (French)
Department History, Political Science, International Studies & Foreign Languages
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary/ Permanent Temporary
Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Anticipated Start Date 08/19/2017
Anticipated End Date May 25, 2018
Work Hours Other

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Foreign Languages Program at Lock Haven University invites applications for a full time, temporary position in French, beginning in August 19, 2017 and ending May 25, 2018 at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level, with the possibility of a second year.

Essential Duties

The successful candidate should demonstrate native or near-native fluency in French, and excellence in undergraduate teaching of language, literature, and cultural studies to a diverse student body.

This position may require development and teaching of courses online.

Specific Duties

The teaching load is 4-4 and the candidate’s area of specialization is open.

Minimum Qualifications

(Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

PhD in French Studies in hand is preferred, but ABD candidates may be considered.

Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/08/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions for Applicants

Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Position is dependent upon enrollment and funding.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity

Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

https://www.lhup.edu/students/campus_safety

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3567

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest degree you have achieved?
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Ph.D. candidacy/ABD
    • Ph.D.
  2. * Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
    • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • The Chronicle (print/online)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • The Hispanic Outlook
    • Professional journal
    • Electronic list serve
    • Personal Referral
    • LHU Website
    • CareerLink Office
    • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other
  3. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Academic Transcripts
Optional Documents