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The following position in Paris may be of interest to some members of
the list. Please direct inquiries to the address at the end of the
announcement and please distribute announcement as appropriate to
Critical Studies Program, Paris, France
The Council on International Educational Exchange (Council) seeks
applications for the position of Resident Director for Council's
Critical Studies Program in Paris, France for the 1997-8 academic
The Critical Studies Program, begun in 1973, is unique among study
abroad programs for American students in Paris. The program, located
at the Paris Center for Critical Studies at Place de l'Odeon, offers
courses in the contemporary culture of film, literature, philosophy
and criticism and draws faculty from the French intellectual scene.
The program's primary institutional affiliation is the with the
University of Paris III (La Sorbonne-Nouvelle). Program students
enroll in a combination of special program courses and regular
university courses. All courses are taught in French.
The Resident Director (RD) acts as the on-site supervisor of the
program, with primary responsibility for ensuring that the courses are
of the highest academic quality. In addition, the RD will work with
Council staff in New York to develop new program and service options
including a French language and culture program with content courses
taught in English, a graduate research track, internships and
logistical support activities. The RD supervises one full-time
administrator. While helping students adjust to the study abroad
environment, the RD acts as liaison between students and French
faculty as well as between French administrators and Council staff in
Preference will be given to those with the following qualifications:
1) Proficiency in the French language.
2) Previous group leadership experience.
3) Prior residence in Paris.
4) Candidates with at least an M.A., Ph.D's or Doctoral Candidates
preferred. Concentration in French cultural studies, Literature,
Literary Theory, Film, Theater preferred. Previous teaching experience
5) Excellent administrative experience and organizational skills
including computer knowledge of Windows '95 and Microsoft Office.
6) Candidates available for at least a one-year appointment.
To apply, please send letter, c.v. or resume, and contact information
for three references as soon as possible to:
Program Officer - Europe/Russia
International Study Programs
Council on International Educational Exchange 205 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017-5706
For a complete job description, please send an e-mail to
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The Council on International Educational Exchange is a non-profit,
non-governmental organization dedicated to helping people gain
understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a
globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. Founded in 1947,
Council has developed a wide variety of programs and services
primarily for students and teachers at secondary through university
levels. Today, with over 700 professionals working in 30 countries,
Council has become one of the world's leading operators of
international exchange programs and related services.
Web site - http://www.ciee.org
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