Lecturer in Italian

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The Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, 1-year renewable, Lecturer position in Italian, expected to start on September 1, 2020. Responsibilities will include teaching 7 language courses per year, and assisting with program administration and coordination.

Required are a superior level of proficiency in Italian as defined by ACTFL, proficiency in English demonstrated by a minimum of one year of teaching and/or studying in an English speaking country and/or a TOEFL score of at least 104 overall (and 26 in each area), a master’s degree or equivalent in Italian or a related field, and at least one year of experience teaching Italian at the college or post-secondary level. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Italian and/or an advanced degree in second language pedagogy/acquisition is highly desirable.

This appointment will start on 1 September 2020. This position is contingent upon final budgetary approval.

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at apply.interfolio.com/67439

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter both in Italian and English that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded. Short-listed candidates may be asked to provide a teaching video and examples of teaching materials.

Application deadline is October 31, 2019. Only complete applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Guillaume Beaudin, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, gbeaudin@uchicago.edu.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


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