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     The following position in Paris may be of interest to some members of
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     Resident Director
     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
     New York.
     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
     also preferred.
     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:
     Karen Dubrule
     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
     <[log in to unmask]>. No phone calls please. Position open until
     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.
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