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Fall 2018

FREN 107/3.0 – Communication et culture II

The Department of French Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching an online course FREN 107/3.0 – Communication et culture II. This is an online language course with an expected enrolment of 200 + students. Candidates should be fluent in both French and English, have a Ph.D in French Studies and teaching experience at the University level, preferably in French Studies and experience working within an Online Learning Management platform (such as OnQ  or Moodle).  This is a fall term appointment for the period September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, with classes in session from Sept. 6, 2018 to Dec 7, 2018.

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 Continuing and Distance Studies in the delivery of the course.

Online materials are already developed, so teaching duties would primarily consist of assisting in updating those materials, overseeing student-student and student-TA interaction via online discussion forums and collaborative writing projects, grading assessments, and guiding TA(s).  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 University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, 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: French Studies, Monique Dufresne, dufresne@queensu.ca, 613-533-2083.

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/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/qufa/collectiveagreement.html.

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.

Applicants 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 directly to:

Professor Monique Dufresne, Acting Head
Department of French Studies
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until June 8, 2018. 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 http://www.queensu.ca/french.

Course Description: FREN 107/3.0 – Communication et culture II

Designed for students with a basic knowledge of French, to supplement their language skills by

enabling them to engage in everyday interactions. At the end of the course students will be able to
engage in everyday interactions using and understanding frequently used expressions: i.e. provide and exchange basic personal information about themselves and their family; provide and exchange
basic information about their background, employment and the local geography; shop and ask for
basic information concerning everyday and routine matters.

NOTE Not available for credit towards any plan in FREN

LEARNING HOURS 144 (132O;12P)

EQUIVALENCY FREN P17/3.0.

ONE-WAY EXCLUSION May not be taken with or after FREN 111/3.0; FREN 112/3.0; FREN 118/3.0; FREN 150/6.0; FREN 219/3.0; FREN 320/3.0; FREN P10/6.0, FREN P11/3.0; FREN P12/3.0; FREN 100/6.0; FREN 101/3.0; FREN 102/3.0; FREN 110/6.0.

 

Winter 2018

FREN 118/3.0 – Communication et culture III

The Department of French Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching an online course FREN 118/3.0 – Communication et culture III. This is an online language course with an expected enrolment of 100 + students. Candidates should be fluent in both French and English, have a Ph.D in French Studies and teaching experience at the University level, preferably in French Studies and experience working within an Online Learning Management platform (such as OnQ  or Moodle). This is a winter term appointment for the period January 1, 2019 to April 31, 2019, with classes in session from Jan 7, 2019 to April 5, 2019.

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 Continuing and Distance Studies in the delivery of the course.

Online materials are already developed, so teaching duties would primarily consist of assisting in updating those materials, overseeing student-student and student-TA interaction via online discussion forums and collaborative writing projects, grading assessments, and guiding TA(s).  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 University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, 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: French Studies, Monique Dufresne, dufresne@queensu.ca, 613-533-2083.

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/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/qufa/collectiveagreement.html.

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.

Applicants 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 directly to:

Professor Monique Dufresne, Acting Head
Department of French Studies
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until June 8, 2018. 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 http://www.queensu.ca/french.

Course Description: FREN 118/3.0 – Communication et culture III

This course is designed for students who have completed beginner level French. In this course students will further develop their written and oral communication skills as well as acquire the means to competently engage in a range of everyday common social and professional situations. NOTE    Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. NOTE    Not available for credit towards any Plan in FREN. LEARNING HOURS    120 (72O;48P) ONE‐WAY EXCLUSION    May not be taken after FREN 150/6.0 or FREN 100/6.0.

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