Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, California, invites applications to fill a part-time adjunct instructor position in French with a workload of 1-2 courses per semester. This Spring semester (starting February 6, 2023), the instructor will be responsible for teaching French 311 (Advanced Grammar and Composition) contingent upon student enrollment.
Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially with regard to socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and have a willingness to facilitate the university’s mission to develop global citizens.
Native or near-native competence in oral/written French.
A. in a relevant field and experience teaching French as a foreign language at the college level.
Soka University is seeking applications from candidates who have experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds or have the desire and ability to create a welcoming class environment that positively engages and impacts our diverse student population, and who can contribute to the school’s mission.
To apply, please submit (1) a letter of application explaining your qualifications and teaching philosophy, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching excellence from the past 3 years, and (4) contact information for three references. Applications will not be considered until all required documents have been received.
Deadline for applications: Applications are due November 30, 2022 or until the position is filled.
Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background check.
Soka University requires all employees and students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If hired, you are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of your employment at Soka University, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide your vaccination record on your first day of employment.
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Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer
Soka University is a private, non-profit, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located on 103-acres in south Orange County, California in the City of Aliso Viejo. Soka University is nationally ranked in the Top 25 National Liberal Arts Colleges and Top 15 Best Value Colleges by US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2019." SUA offers an 8:1 student/faculty ratio (average class size 12) and study abroad is included in tuition so that every undergraduate spends a semester living and learning another culture. Proudly founded upon the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life, SUA offers a non-sectarian curriculum that is open to top students of all nationalities and beliefs. About 60% of our students come from the US and 40% have come from more than 45 other countries.