Lecturer in French University of the Witwatersrand, Department of French & Francophone Studies - School of Literature, Language & Media South Africa


Location Johannesburg,ZA

Organization Name Department of French & Francophone Studies - School of Literature, Language & Media

Department Description

Brief Description

The Department of French and Francophone Studies is seeking to make an appointment at the rank of Lecturer to start in July 2018. The department offers a major with Honours in French and Francophone Literatures, as well as MA and PhD degrees by dissertation.


Requirements: Candidates should have a native or near-native ability in the French language, proficiency in English, and teaching experience in French as a foreign language and/or contemporary Francophone literature at university level. Candidates should further hold a PhD and have a publication record in fields related to French and Francophone Studies.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be required to offer a wide-ranging curriculum across all years of study; implement communicative, student-centred methodologies to facilitate language acquisition; supervise postgraduate students; be research-active in areas related to the discipline; participate in interdisciplinary research and teaching; carry out administrative duties; and take part in the intellectual and public life of the School and University. Applications are especially welcome from candidates with a demonstrable capacity to participate in curriculum transformation activities in the School


Enquiries Only: Dr Fiona Horne, e-mail: Fiona.Horne@wits.ac.za


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How To Apply

Submit a letter of motivation - clearly indicating which position you are applying for, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses).


Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”


External applicants are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.


The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.


The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates; including qualifications and credit standing.


Closing Date: 31st May 2018


Please note that only applications via the website will be considered for shortlisting.
Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.


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