Part-Time Faculty Position in Modern Languages and Cultures

New York, New York, United States
07 Jul 2022
02 Jan 2023
Part Time
Job Description:

The Modern Languages and Cultures department is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions in French, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Spanish . Course descriptions are available on the FIT Website .


Applicants should demonstrate professional experience and a record appropriate for teaching language courses at the college level. Record of teaching excellence and of utilization of emerging and innovative forms of modern language/culture pedagogy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree required. Thirty (30) additional and appropriate graduate credits and/or evidence of scholarly achievement, professional activities, and experience teaching similar courses at the college level in appropriate fields (Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Comparative Literature, Linguistics).The requirement for the Master's Degree may be waived if the candidate is in a doctoral program in which the Master's Degree is not required, or if the proposed instructor has certification in a specific discipline.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time position. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The department will keep this posting open to create a pool of candidates for potential future adjunct assignments. The department will contact applicants whose qualifications fit our programmatic needs.

Link to FIT Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Salary Schedule 97 (pg. 80)
Step 0 to Step 3: $72.08 - $83.87 per hour
Salary and appointment rank will be based on education level and cumulative experience.

Application Instructions:

Please note that a background check is required for appointment to this position.

For consideration, please provide:

* Resume/cv

* Cover letter

Due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to contact each applicant individually. Additional information about the Fashion Institute of Technology can be found at

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.

The College reserves the right to select one or more candidates after having been duly reviewed and presented to the President in conformance with the provisions of Article 15 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for a adjunct teaching positions in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.