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Sessional Instructor, Fall 2024, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures - FRENCH

Job ID: 32093
Location: Main Campus
Updated June 11, 2024

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We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta.
The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.


The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for a French program sessional instructor to teach the following course in Fall 2024 (Aug 26, 2024 - Dec 24, 2024) 

Fall 2024 Courses of Instruction: 

  • FREN 209 (LEC 02) - Beginners' French I: MWF 11:00-11:50 (In person)

Position Requirements:

  • PhD in French given preference
  • Requires native or near-native fluency in French and English
  • Experience teaching undergraduate courses at a university level 

For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar.

Please note that the courses are tentative, pending sufficient enrollments.

For salary information, please refer to TUCFA's Collective Agreement, Schedule B. As per the Collective Agreement, the Faculty of Arts adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.

Application Process:
All applicants must provide a letter specifying the course(s) and session(s) of interest (in order of preference), outlining their qualifications to teach each course. Applicants who have taught in the Department within the past two years need not provide anything further, although more information may be requested later in the selection process.

New applicants must submit: 

  • A current CV containing relevant teaching experience (e.g., courses taught, textbooks used, where and when taught);
  • Names and contact information for 3 potential referees; and
  • Teaching evaluations (if available).

Doctoral students must have successfully completed their candidacy exams prior to the beginning of the term in question for their applications to be given consideration. They should also have discussed their application with their supervisor and include a letter of support from their supervisors with their application. Those who have completed the Instructional Skills Workshop at the Teaching and Learning Centre will also be given special consideration.

Please submit your letter and any required application documents online (in pdf form) using the “Apply Now” link. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that the application process allows for only four attachments, which may require you to merge documents.

Application deadline: June 25, 2024

Chargé de cours, automne 2024, École des Langues, Linguistique, Littératures et Cultures - FRANÇAIS

L’École des Langues, Linguistique, Littératures et Cultures lance un appel à candidatures pour un instructeur de session du programme de français pour enseigner les cours suivants à l’automne 2024 (26 août 2024 - 24 décembre 2024) 

Cours de l’automne 2024:

  • FREN 209 (LEC 02) - Français débutant I : MWF 11:00-11:50 (En personne)

Exigences du poste:

  • Doctorat en français de préférence
  • Parfaite maîtrise du français et de l'anglais (langue maternelle ou quasi-native).
  • Expérience de l'enseignement de cours de premier cycle à un niveau universitaire. 

Pour la description des cours, veuillez vous référer au calendrier universitaire.

Veuillez noter que les cours sont provisoires, dans l'attente d'un nombre suffisant d'inscriptions.

Pour les informations salariales, veuillez vous référer à l'annexe B de la convention collective de la TUCFA. Conformément à la convention collective, la Faculté des arts respecte les conditions du droit de premier refus (articles 23.12.1 et 23.12.2) pour les nominations de session.

Processus de candidature:
Tous les candidats doivent fournir une lettre précisant le(s) cours et la(les) session(s) qui les intéressent (par ordre de préférence), en soulignant leurs qualifications pour enseigner chaque cours. Les candidats qui ont enseigné dans le département au cours des deux dernières années ne doivent rien fournir de plus, bien que des informations supplémentaires puissent être demandées plus tard dans le processus de sélection.

Les nouveaux candidats doivent soumettre:

  • Un CV à jour contenant l'expérience d'enseignement pertinente (par exemple, les cours enseignés, les manuels utilisés, où et quand ils ont enseigné);
  • Les noms et coordonnées de trois personnes de référence potentielles; 
  • Des évaluations d'enseignement (si disponibles).

Les doctorantes doivent avoir réussi leur examen de candidature avant le début du trimestre en question pour que leur demande soit prise en considération. Ils doivent également avoir discuté de leur candidature avec leur superviseur et joindre une lettre d'appui de ce dernier à leur demande. 

Les personnes qui ont suivi l’atelier "Instructional Skills" au Teaching and Learning Centre feront également l'objet d'une attention particulière.

Veuillez soumettre votre lettre et tous les documents requis en ligne (en format pdf) en utilisant le lien "Apply Now". Les candidatures incomplètes ne seront pas prises en considération.

La date limite de candidature est 25 juin 2024

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

For a listing of all academic opportunities at the University of Calgary, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts, click here. 

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