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Instructor, Modern Languages - French

Modern Languages
Job Number:
Limited Term Appointment
Contract Term:
One Year
Open Positions:
Salary Scale:
Limited Term Scale

Job Summary

The Modern Languages department at the University of the Fraser Valley invites applicants for one (1) one-year Limited Term Faculty appointments in French. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a total of seven (7) sections from first to fourth year.

Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components. The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives.



The successful applicant must have a native like fluency in French, a PhD or solid indication of imminent completion in the area of French Language and literature with a strong record of teaching excellence. A good knowledge of BlackBoard and Learning Branch are an asset.

We are seeking a collegial, energetic and innovative individual who has successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and who communicates effectively with students both in and out of the classroom; and can develop new and innovative modes of delivery. 

Application Details

Candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations, original syllabi for a French language course, and three contacts who are willing to act as references.

Direct application materials referring to Posting #J0321-1674. The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 23, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled.


About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the unceded (ancestral) territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in S’olh Temexw (Our World; Our Land). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and our Education Plan. This commitment includes the goal of centring Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Please note: you should receive a confirmation email once you have successfully applied to this position. If you do not, please contact the Njoyn Help Desk at or 1-877-427-7717 Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (EST).

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