Individualized Study Tutor - FREN 358, 403, 420, 421, 422

Home Office then Negotiable AU location, Alberta
Faculty Of Humanities And Social Sciences
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty Of Humanities And Social Sciences FTE Not Applicable
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Part Time
Location Home Office then Negotiable AU location, Alberta Job ID 1916
Posted 06/28/2020 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 07/12/2020 Wage Max 0.0000

Individualized Study Tutor

Athabasca University’s Centre for Humanities within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking an Individualized Study Tutor for the following courses:

FREN 358 Initiation à la littérature d'expression française I:

FREN 403 Stylistique comparée:

FREN 420 Poésie et théâtre français du 19e siècle:

FREN 421 Le roman français du 19e siècle:

FREN 422 Littérature française du 17e siècle:

Qualifications and Experience Required:  A minimum of a Master’s Degree required (Ph. D. strongly preferred) in the fields of French and/or Francophone literary studies, with a strong mastery of French language, and experience in teaching French courses (from beginners’ level to advanced level) at the university level. The ideal candidate will also have expertise in French literature from the Moyen Age to the 21st century. Familiarity with French language pedagogy and composition or “dissertation” techniques is desirable. Knowledge in linguistic and basic translation techniques from English to French, as well as a Knowledge of Moodle is also desirable. The candidate must be able to communicate well in French and in English.

The successful candidate will have subject matter expertise and be responsible for providing academic assistance to students, marking assignments, and assigning and recording final grades. Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required. Experience in distance learning and familiarity with digital teaching technologies and online course delivery is preferred. Experience with adult education and Moodle online course delivery is also an asset. 

Along with the academic credentials mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organization, administration, and online/computer skills. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, solve problems, address students’ work and inquiries promptly and to the University’s Service Standards, and maintain accurate records. 

Candidates must own or have access to an internet-connected computer capable of communicating with the University and students and of running any applications required for the provision of tutorial support. Please see for more information on computer and internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Vina Tirven-Gadum, Chair, Centre for Humanities / Associate Professor, French at (tel: 1-866-412-5031) or Dr. Evelyne Gagnon, Assistant Professor, French at

The compensation associated with this position is based on qualifications, as per Article 12 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement.