French Studies

Department of French Studies
Department of French Studies

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TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – Winter 2021 FRST 290 / FREN 392/3.0 – Paris through Literature, Painting, Cinema and Photography Department of French Studies Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

The Department of French Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course on “Paris through Literature, Painting, Cinema and Photography. This is an online, option lecture course with an expected enrolment of 100 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in French culture and literature of the 20th century). This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021, with classes in session from January 11, 2021, to April 9, 2021. The candidate will also need to do minor revisions of the course with the guidance of Arts and Science Online during the fall term.

As this course is being offered online, successful candidates will also: have regular access to high speed internet and a computer that meets current specifications ·    be willing to take an active role in delivering the course and communicating regularly with students ·    be open to learning how to use the new technologies in order to be effective in the virtual environment ·    be flexible in terms of availability, which may include offering online office hours via the web at times outside of the regular 9-5 work week ·    be willing to provide students with timely and constructive feedback on OnQ ·    be comfortable with working in a partnership with Arts and Science Online in the delivery of the course

. The online course is already developed, so teaching duties would primarily consist of assisting in updating those materials, engaging students throughout the course to facilitate their learning and providing effective feedback. Support from Continuing and Distance Studies will be provided to assist in the management of course activities.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Stéphane Inkel, Head, inkels@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists.... To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent electronically to: Dr. Stéphane Inkel, Head inkels@queensu.ca Department of French Studies Queen’s University Applications will be received until Sept. 7, 2020.

Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of French Studies can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/french/ Course Description: FRST 290/3.0 / FREN 392/3.0 Paris Through Literature, Painting, Cinema, and Photography Students will explore Paris through the diverse, creative, and anecdotal perspectives offered by writers, filmmakers, painters, photographers, and other artists. Such figures have played important roles in significant literary and artistic trends and movements, and have portrayed Paris in a variety of perspectives. Posted: August 20, 2020

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