Course Instructor - FSL 100H1S – Elementary French I

University of Toronto

Department of French

Job Posting – Course Instructor

Summer Term 2024 (May 1 – June 30 or July 1 – August 31)


Posted on March 21, 2024

The French Department seeks 1 Course Instructor for the following course:


FSL 100H1S – Elementary French I

An intensive basic course in spoken and written French for students who have no knowledge of French: comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral student in French studies. University-level language teaching experience. Fluency in French and English.

Preferred Qualifications

Extensive knowledge of the use of Quercus, specifically test manager and communication tools.

Relevant Criterion

Past teaching experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.


  • Teaching a language course
  • Preparation of lectures and related course materials, contact hours, marking of assignments, tests and Final Exam or Final Assessment (if applicable), meeting with course coordinator and Teaching Assistants.
  • Availability for in-person meetings and office hours on STG campus for the duration of the contract

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Final availability of the position(s) is contingent upon enrolment, budgetary consideration and the determination of appointments as governed by the collective agreement.


LEC0101: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Estimate of TA Support: 

Dependent on enrolment

Estimated Course Enrolment:

70 students

Rate of Pay:

$9,094.13 (plus vacation pay)

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressed to Professor Michaël Friesner, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies, and a current curriculum vitae by April 11, 2024. Applications should be sent to: M. Phonsavatdy, Undergraduate Counsellor and Administrative Assistant.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact U of T careers. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

The hiring criteria for Course Instructors positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous teaching experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this Collective Agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

The position(s) posted above is (are) tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.