Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning — a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed after graduation. Students apply classroom learning to internships and consulting projects, both in Decatur and around the country. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals.

 

The Modern Languages Department at Millikin is seeking a dynamic professor to teach French language and culture courses for Spring 2023. The ideal candidate will bring a fresh and innovative perspective into the classroom. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in French language instruction.


Duties include:

  • Holding regular office hours.
  • Ensure students and colleagues are treated with respect.

 

Required Education

Master’s degree in French or a Master’s degree with graduate work in French.

 

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Above average computer skills.
  • Exhibition of respect and professionalism in a spirit of collegiality.
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Ability to promote an effective environment for learning French and language lab experiences.
  • Ability to teach students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rate of pay: $850 to $1000/credit hour.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, contact information of three professional references, and transcripts to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package, including eligibility for tuition waiver.

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