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Lecturer in Foreign Language Education

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Georgia State University is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Foreign Language Teacher Education pending budgetary approval. Please see http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwmcl/ for more information about the department at GSU.  GSU is located in downtown Atlanta and has a diverse student body. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in hand by August 2014 in Foreign Language Education or a related field. Applicants should have near-native fluency in either French or Spanish. Preference will be given to applicants who hold teaching certification in their language and who have experience teaching their language in US P-12 schools. Candidates should have knowledge of and experience in integrating technology in foreign language instruction and a desire to work with diverse populations. The teaching load is eight courses per year, including teaching courses in foreign language education, foreign language, supervision of teacher candidates and, possibly, technology.  The candidate will participate in departmental service including, but not limited to, committee assignments and assisting the department in meeting state and national certification requirements. Lecturers become eligible for promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer (http://www.cas.gsu.edu/docs/admin/facrev/lect/lect_as.pdf).  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit the following electronically to mclinfo@gsu.edu:

  • a letter of application with dossier including CV
  • two recent letters of recommendation
  • teaching portfolio demonstrating excellence in teaching foreign language education, foreign languages or related field

Or send via regular mail:

Georgia State University

Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Attn: Search Coordinator for Lecturer in Foreign Language Education

P.O. Box 3970

Atlanta, GA 30303-3970

Review of applications will begin November 25, 2013; however applications will be accepted and considered until the positions are filled. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is a research university in the University System of Georgia and is an EEO/AA employer; members of minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.