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Faculty Openings

romance languages and literatures

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is frequently in need of part-time instructors of French, Italian, and Spanish (at the Elementary, Intermediate and third-year levels). Those interested are invited to send a CV with cover letter to the department administrator, Joanna Doyle ( and you will be contacted when an opening occurs.


Part-Time Positions

The Department is currently seeking Part-time instructors for AY2015-16 to teach Elementary or Intermediate French. If interested please contact (and send CV to) Prof. Andrea Javel, Coordinator of French.

Work Hours and Health Benefits for Part-Time Staff

Part-time faculty at Boston College may work no more than 29 hours per week during the semester(s) and summer(s) for which they are hired. This aggregate limit applies to all teaching and teaching preparation, as well as required office hours, school/department meetings, advising, supervision, etc. Part-time faculty are generally limited to teaching 2 three-credit courses per semester or during the summer period (according to IRS guidelines, for each hour of "teaching or classroom time" an adjunct is credited with 2.25 hours of service).

Part-time faculty who have taught and continue to teach four courses per year for five years are eligible for employee medical and dental benefits. Part-time faculty who are interested in these benefits and meet this criterion should contact the Office of The Provost and Dean of Faculties.


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