Advertisement for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in French (Univ. of the West Indies)

Advertisement for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in French (Univ. of the West Indies)

Publié le par Université de Lausanne (Source : The University of the West Indies, Mona)

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a dynamic, international institution serving the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its faculties and institutes offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes in Humanities and Education, Science and Technology, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences, Sport and the Social Sciences. The institution represents the oldest of its kind within the region and has been responsible for producing outstanding leaders who have made remarkable contributions to regional development.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the post of:
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Reference No. MPN100110
The successful candidate will be required to:

1. Teach, research and participate in the strategic planning and management of teaching and learning;
2. Lead and/or participate in curriculum and faculty development activities within the department, the faculty and the wider university;
3. Contribute to the life of the university and advance teaching, research and community outreach.

Essential Qualifications And Experience:      

1. Minimum of a Ph.D. in French with a special focus on Francophone Literature;
2. Possess native or near native competence in the French Language;
3. Demonstrated scholarly research and publications;
4. At least five (5) years’ experience of teaching French as a foreign language at the tertiary level.
Candidates who possess the following will be at a distinct advantage:

1. Excellent command of English;
2. Experience supervising MPhil/PhD students;
3. Evidence of prior grant acquisition;
4. Evidence of curriculum development (face to face or distant delivery modes);
5. Administrative experience within an academic institution;
6. Experience in teaching and research;
7. Certificate in University Teaching;
8. Evidence of contribution to the Public Service OR field of study.

For further particulars on the University of the West Indies, Mona and the Department of Modern languages and Literatures, visit us at  or For further particular on how to apply for this position, please visit
Applicants are required to submit a completed employment application form, curriculum vitae, giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) and copies of academic qualifications. These should be sent by electronic mail to addressed to the Campus Registrar for the attention of the Director, Human Resource Management Division, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica. All applications must include the reference number MPN in the subject line of the email. The final date for receipt of applications is October 15, 2022. Applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under confidential cover to the above address without waiting to be contacted. The successful candidate is expected to assume duties on August 1, 2023
The University thanks all applicants. However, due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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