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Instructor of French Language

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-365

Job description / Role

Job Description
The Department of Translation Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, at the United Arab Emirates University invites applications for the position of instructor of French Language to start in August 2019. The qualified candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching French language and culture to undergraduate university students who have no previous knowledge of French. The candidate will teach all four language skills as well as French culture. This candidate will also be expected to participate in preparing teaching schedules, developing the French curriculum, participating in the Department's efforts to evaluate the achievement of the learning outcomes of the French program and courses as well as other assigned duties that that fall within their expertise and role to contribute to the service mission of the Department and University. In addition, the candidate will be expected to develop and participate in extracurricular activities to promote learning the French language and culture among students, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.


Minimum Qualification
Masters or PhD Degree in Linguistics (French); Teaching French as a Foreign Language, or a related field from a top Western university. Demonstrated experience in pedagogical methods and practices of teaching French.<b>

Preferred Qualification
Masters or PhD Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language.<b>

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
A minimum of 3-year experience in using up-to-date methodologies of teaching French to foreigners as well as using computers and technologies in teaching.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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