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Assistant Professor of French job in Air Force Academy

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Colorado (CO), Air Force Academy
Employer:  United States Air Force
City:  Air Force Academy
State:  Colorado (CO)
Zip Code:  80840
Assistant Professor of French
Department of the Air Force

Air Force Academy, CO
$75,883 a year
Part-time, Temporary
Desired:
Teaching Experience
Duties
Summary

Responsibilities
Applications are invited from candidates who can contribute to the Academy mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom. Applications are invited from candidates with strong interests in teaching and developing undergraduate courses. Facility with computers and advanced technology to enhance education is desirable. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence, academic service, sustained intellectual contributions, and will have native or near native French language skills. Duties will include instruction ranging from introductory to advanced courses.
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
22
Job family (Series)
1701 General Education And Training
Requirements
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required
The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination.
Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.
Doctoral degree (see Qualifications for required academic disciplines)
The salary shown is the minimum (Annual) amount to be paid and may be set higher commensurate with individual's qualifications and experience.
You will be required to serve a 1-year trial period
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Doctoral degree (must be completed by employment start date) in French, French Literature, and/or French Socio-Cultural/Political Studies is required, or another doctoral degree such as Second Language Acquisition or Foreign Language Education with proven experience as a French instructor at the university level.
ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES: French, French Literature, and/or French Socio-Cultural/Political Studies or another doctoral degree such as Second Language Acquisition or Foreign Language Education with proven experience as a French instructor at the university level.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be assessed based on their teaching credentials, scholarship, service and education. Teaching experience includes, but is not limited to, several years of formal classroom instruction including class and material development and preparation, course design, testing, tutoring and counseling.
Education
EDUCATION:
If selected , you MUST provide original copies of ALL OFFICIAL transcripts for degrees being pursued or obtained (or letter of degree completion if an OFFICIAL transcript is not available due to recent graduation) to support your educational claims as stated in your curriculum vitae . Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a transcript to be considered OFFICIAL, it should be printed on university letterhead and the registrar's official seal/signature must appear on the transcript. Your transcripts must also reflect the degree awarded/conferred date. Transcripts labeled UNOFFICIAL will not be accepted.
Note: Ensure you include ALL transcripts to support your educational claims as stated in your curriculum vitae (resume) even if not required for this position.
FOREIGN EDUCATION:
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the educational requirements. However, you must show proof that the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in a conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying in the form of an ''official'' statement of U.S. equivalency from a Department of Education approved (non-federal) agency (i.e. AICE, NACES), who will complete a U.S. Standard of Education Conversion.
Additional information
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Late applications from veterans will not be accepted for faculty positions. Late applications for veterans only apply when filling positions in the competitive service.
Individuals who are eligible for Schedule A, 213.3102(u) appointments cannot be referred under the Air Force Selective Placement Program process for faculty positions. Schedule A applicants must email a completed application package to the address specified in the ''How to Apply'' section and it must be received by the closing date of the announcement. Late or incomplete application packages will not be considered.
As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information click here .
This is NOT a designated drug testing position.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants) : Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Incentives : Recruitment and/or retention incentives may be offered.
Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition.
Application materials become the property of USAFA and WILL NOT be returned.
Applications submitted under this announcement will be considered ONLY for this vacancy.
Travel and relocation expenses WILL be paid.
If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .
Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the ''Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for ''substantially all'' of the increased tax liability resulting from the ''2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act'' for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants possessing the required qualifications as contained within this announcement will be evaluated and ranked by a Faculty-Rating Panel based on the extent to which their experience and education relate to the requirements of the position. A personal interview and presentation to the faculty may be required of the top applicants.
Applicants will be assessed based on their teaching credentials, scholarship, service, and education.
Your application package (curriculum vitae, cover letter, and statement of citizenship.) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. An incomplete package will result in non-consideration of your application.
USAFA is dedicated to the goal of building a pluralistic faculty committed to a multicultural environment that enriches the educational experience of our students. Hence, we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, life experience and/or research interests contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms. Interested persons should submit a curriculum vitae and a statement of interest that addresses the ways in which the applicant's qualifications meet the requirements of the ad to include evidence of teaching excellence, promise of research productivity, and commitment to diversity/inclusion. Additional documents are required to complete your application package, please reference the ''How to Apply'' and ''Required Documents'' section for more information.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement
Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
Drug test required
No
Required Documents
Required Documents
The following documents are required and must be received by the Faculty Staffing Team (10 FSS/FSCA) by the closing date of the announcement.
Letter of application (cover letter)
Curriculum vitae (resume)
Statement of U.S. citizenship: A statement indicating your country of citizenship (i.e. ''I am a citizen of _ .'') is required to be included on your cover letter or curriculum vitae
Veterans' preference documents, if applicable (i.e. DD-214 or Proof of Service letter (if active duty military), SF-15, Veterans Affairs letter for federal employment)
It is highly desired that your cover letter and/or curriculum vitae address the following areas, as appropriate:
Teaching Accomplishments: Include teaching experience and teaching awards.
Professional Accomplishments: Include research, consultations, publications, and awards.
Service Accomplishments: Include memberships, leadership roles, nature of service and contribution in collegial and/or professional organizations, societies, etc.
Diversity Statement: Include teaching, life experience and/or research interests that contribute to a climate that values and promotes diversity in all its forms.
An incomplete package will result in non-consideration of your application.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Benefits
Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
Position type:  Full-Time
09/10/18
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