Individualized Study Tutor - FREN 305, 374, 375

Home Office then Negotiable AU location, Alberta
Faculty Of Humanities And Social Sciences
06-28-2020
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 1915
Posted 06/28/2020 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 07/12/2020 Wage Max 0.0000
Approximately 1.0 Block (32 Students, 10-15 hrs/wk)  

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 305 La littérature jeunesse: https://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/fren/fren305.php

FREN 374 Littérature québécoise: https://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/fren/fren374.php

FREN 375 Vocabulary Expansion: https://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/fren/fren375.php

Qualifications and Experience Required:  A minimum of a Master’s Degree in the field of French literary studies is required, although a Ph.D. degree is strongly preferred. Experience in teaching senior level French literature and advanced Language courses at a post-secondary level is also required. The ideal candidate will have a general knowledge of French literature, and the candidate must have an expertise in French-Canadian and Québécois literature and Culture, from Nouvelle-France to the Contemporary era. The ideal candidate will also have an expertise in Children literature from France and Quebec. The candidate must be able to communicate well in French and in English. Familiarity with French language pedagogy and composition or “dissertation” techniques is necessary.  S/he will have subject matter expertise and be responsible for providing academic assistance to students, for marking assignments, and for assigning and recording final grades.  Experience in distance learning and familiarity with digital teaching technologies and online course delivery is also an asset.   

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online/computer skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard; answer inquiries, solve problems and return students’ work promptly and within the University’s required service standards; and maintain accurate student records.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.  Please see http://itss.athabascau.ca/docs/virtualdesktop.htm 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 vinat@athabascau.ca (tel: 1-866-412-5031) or Dr. Evelyne Gagnon, Assistant Professor, French at egagnon@athabascau.ca.

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