Full-Time Lecturer in Italian

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The Italian Program at the University of Maryland invites applications for a Full-Time Italian Lecturer to begin August 23rd. This is a three-year appointment, with possibility of renewal.

Successful candidates must possess fluency in Italian and English, and demonstrate evidence of effective language teaching. The selected candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester in Italian language and culture, with an emphasis on beginning, intermediate, and advanced level; coordinate the language program; and advise students in the Italian Program.

M.A. in Italian is required. ABD or recent PhD in Italian Studies is preferable. Area of specialization is open, including but not limited to theater and performance studies, critical race studies, literature, history, and art history. Salary is commensurate to experience and qualifications.

The College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland is involved in several global education initiatives, so a demonstrated intellectual focus on the role played by Italian culture in a globalized world is a bonus. Similarly, we welcome applications from candidates with an interest in developing an innovative curriculum that would open up the study of Italian language and culture to the global questions of our times.

The successful candidate will bring energy and expertise to implement current language acquisition pedagogies and lead study abroad programs, contributing to the growth and development of the Italian Program.

Please submit via https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/81893, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the name and contact information for two reference providers who may be contacted to provide a confidential letter of recommendation, a brief statement on philosophy of teaching, and recent evaluations of courses taught in the past two years.

The application deadline is April 30th.

This position is contingent on the continued availability of funds.

The University of Maryland is an EEO/AA Employer Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities are Encouraged to Apply. 

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