Un poste de chercheur post-doctorant en Didactique des Langues et Cultures est à pourvoir dès que possible au sein du Laboratoire Parole et Langage à Aix en Provence dans le cadre de l’ANR Vers une approche comparative de l’apprentissage/enseignement des langues étrangères par visioconférence pour développer les compétences techno-semio-pédagogiques d’enseignants en formation – VAPVISIO (ANR-18-CE28-0011-01).

Date de début du contrat : 1er février 2019 Durée du contrat : 19 mois

Les candidatures devront comprendre un CV, une lettre de motivation en deux lettres de recommandation. Les demandes d’information et les candidatures sont à envoyer à Marco Cappellini (marco.cappellini@univ-amu.fr) avant le 15 décembre 2018.




About the Position:

The Department of French invites applications from candidates for a preliminary appointment (leading to confirmation) in teaching French as a second language at the rank of Instructor I, beginning July 1, 2019. Duties include teaching a variety of undergraduate French language courses at all levels, taking an active role on the committee engaged in curriculum development and the coordination of French language programs.

About the Academic Unit:

The Department of French at Carleton University delivers programs meeting a variety of needs and interests. They include a four-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a focus on either French Linguistics or francophone literatures, a Combined Honours program for students interested in combining their studies in French with another discipline, and a Bachelor of Arts program (General) usually completed in three years. A Combined Honours program in Journalism and French is available to students in the Bachelor of Journalism program. Carleton also offers a popular minor in French (four credits). We are currently engaged in redesigning our Master’s program in French and francophone studies. The Department takes pride in offering a personalized experience for our majors and preparing them to be autonomous and reflective lifelong learners of French. For more information about the Department, please visit our website at: https://carleton.ca/french/


The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Priority will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in second language teaching and learning (applied linguistics, didactics, second language acquisition). Candidates holding a Ph.D. in another related area, with relevant additional academic qualifications and/or experience in French second language teaching and learning may also be considered. The position requires a qualified individual with a minimum of four years of experience teaching French as a second language in a university setting, preferably to an English-speaking student body. Native or near native fluency in French is a requirement. Native or near native fluency in English is a further requirement as all University communications and services are conducted in English. Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in at least two of the following areas: curriculum design or program coordination, computer-assisted language learning, FSL accreditation models (preferably CEFR).

Application Instructions:

The closing date for application is Friday, January 25, 2019. A letter of intent along with a curriculum vitae, a complete teaching dossier (to a maximum of 10 pages, covering teaching initiatives , teaching evaluations and syllabi) and the contact information of three referees should be sent electronically in one PDF document to Dr. Randall Gess, Chair, Department of French, Carleton University (email: randall.gess@carleton.ca).

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.