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Adjunct Lecturer in French, Modern Languages Department

Modern Languages | Salem, VA | Part Time

Job Description

The Modern Languages department at Roanoke College invites applications for adjunct faculty in French to begin in August 2024. Candidates must have a native or near-native fluency, be able to teach lower-division French courses face-to-face on the Roanoke College campus, and be available for meetings.


  • Teach up to two introductory French courses.
  • Develop course syllabi, lesson plans, and instructional materials.
  • Assess student performance and provide timely feedback.
  • Foster an engaging and inclusive learning environment.


  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in French or a related field; candidates with a Bachelor's degree and years of experience teaching lower-division French courses may be considered.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written French.
  • Experience teaching French.
  • Commitment to student success and innovative teaching methods.

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We seek candidates with interests in mentoring under-represented students, diversifying curricular offerings, or sponsoring diverse community engagement. Applicants are asked to address their potential contributions in support of a diverse community in their cover letters. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please upload your cover letter, CV, concise statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin May 6 and will continue until the position is filled.