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Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

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For full consideration, applicants must complete an online faculty application, upload a letter of application (cover letter), curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence (i.e.: a sample of student evaluations), writing sample, and contact information for three professional references.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073506
Job Title Assistant Professor of Italian Studies
Location Main Campus
Pay Range $60,000-$65,000
FLSA Status Exempt
Hours

As determined by the Department Chair

Job Type Full-time
Rank Assistant
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
Job Description

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics of Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian with expertise in Medieval-Renaissance Italian Studies beginning August 2018.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in hand and a solid research and teaching agenda in Medieval and/or Renaissance Italian Literature and Culture and related fields such as Comparative Literature, History, or Cultural Studies. Native or near-native fluency in Italian and English is required. Experience in teaching methodologies is a plus.

Job Specific Qualifications

See required qualifications.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching two Italian Literature, Culture and Language courses per semester and coordinate the Italian Program.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

Tools/Equipment

Not Applicable

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applicants must complete an online faculty application, upload a letter of application (cover letter), curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence (i.e.: a sample of student evaluations), writing sample, and contact information for three professional references.

About Syracuse University

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Job Posting Date 10/04/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Consideration 12/11/2017
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must complete an online faculty application, upload a letter of application (cover letter), curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence (i.e.: a sample of student evaluations), writing sample, and contact information for three professional references.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Teaching evaluations
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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