CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Resident Academic Full Time Post in French
at the Department of French –
Faculty of Arts
Applications are invited for a full-time Resident Academic post in the Department of French in the Faculty of Arts of the University of Malta. This post is for an initial period of three years with the possibility of renewal subject to the needs of the University and subject to a one-year probationary period.
The appointee will be required to contribute to the teaching, research and other activities of the Department of French within the Faculty of Arts, and as may be required by the University.
The ideal candidate must be in possession of a doctoral degree in French and have a demonstrable commitment to research. Teaching experience at tertiary level will be taken into consideration. The appointee will be required to teach courses at all levels to students within the Faculty of Arts and to students in other courses that require servicing by the Department of French, and to contribute substantially to the development of the departmental research.
Preference will be given to candidates who are native speakers of French and who have demonstrated the ability to contribute to the development of the studies of French in a foreign country.
The Resident Academic Stream is composed of four grades, being Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer. Entry into the grade of Lecturer or above shall only be open to persons in possession of a Ph.D. or an equivalent research based doctorate within strict guidelines established by the University.
The University of Malta will provide academic staff with financial resources through the Academic Resources Fund to support continuous professional development and to provide the tools and resources required by an academic to adequately fulfil the teaching and research commitments within the University.
The University of Malta may also appoint promising and exceptional candidates into the grade of Assistant Lecturer, provided that they are committed to obtain the necessary qualifications to enter the Resident Academic Stream. Such candidates will either have achieved exceptional results at undergraduate level, be already in possession of a Masters qualification, or would have been accepted for or already in the process of achieving their PhD.
Candidates should submit their letter of application, six copies of their curriculum vitae, one set of copies of their certificates and the names and addresses of three referees to:
Director for Human Resources Management and Development
Room 214, Administration Building
University of Malta
Msida, MSD 2080
Applications should be received by not later than noon of Thursday, 15th April 2010.
Late applications will not be considered.
Further information may be obtained from the Office for Human Resources Management and
Development, Administration Building, Room 214, or from the website: