Students’ teaching is capped at 4 courses, but summer courses and courses taught at NYU in Paris are exempt from this limitation. Conditions can change and all courses are subject to cancelation under certain circumstances.
Summer teaching at NYU (Literature in Translation)
Description: Up to 2 intensive courses, 1 each six-week session (to be developed with the Director of Undergraduate Studies and the Department Chair)
Requirements: Coherent, well-developed and pertinent course focusing on French or Francophone literature and/or culture, ideally based on the student’s teaching list.
Application: Submit a cover letter that details the pedagogical approach taken by the teacher (teaching statement), C.V., syllabus draft, and a draft of a description of the course that could be posted on-line to the Director of Language Programs.
Dates: Call for the summer session of the following year goes out in early February (eg, the call for the Summer 2014 session goes out in February 2013). Applications are due in May.
Summer teaching at NYU (Language)
Description: 4 Graduate instructors to teach 2 sections of Intensive Elementary first 6 weeks; 4 Graduate instructors to teach 2 sections of Intensive Intermediate in the second 6 weeks, N.B. The "second section" for both terms can only teach if there are enough students. Some summers there will also be courses in Conversation and Composition.
Requirements: Excellent teaching evaluations; strong recommendation from the Director of Language Programs. Priority is given to those who have had no prior summer teaching position in New York and who meet the other qualifications. Amount: $4,500
Dates: Call goes out in November. Application due to Director of Language Programs in December. Submit a cover letter, C.V., and a teaching statement.
Resident Assistantship at NYU in Paris (4)
Description: Resident Advisors will live in student housing and monitor undergraduate students studying in Paris during the summer. Graduate students who are chosen for these positions will not be able to teach in New York during the second summer session. Accepted candidates will also be required either to arrive in Paris several days early for orientation or to accompany the group flight from New York in late June. It is possible to take a graduate course in Paris while working as a Graduate Instructor or RA.
Qualifications: Interest in nurturing and advising undergraduate students, enthusiasm for summer activities in France; right to work in France.
Amount: $1,500; roundtrip airfare from New York; room and half-board (breakfast and one other meal per day during the session)
Application: Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to Prof. Henriette Goldwyn, NY Director of NYU Paris.
Dates: Applications due in mid-February. Interviews in late February. Hiring Committee announces decision in late March.