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Modern Languages

School of Arts & Sciences

Human Resources Department


Lecturer, French -- CLOSED

School of Arts and Sciences, Modern Language

Lecturer French

The Department of Modern Languages at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track Lecturer beginning August 2015. The successful candidate should have native or near native proficiency in both French and English and demonstrate excellent teaching skills. Experience in teaching upper-division courses in French literature and culture preferred.  Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered, MA required.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants must apply online; include the title “French – Lecturer” in the subject line.  Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued).

MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. Employment will require a background check. Must be eligible to work in the United States. E-Verify participating employer.


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