Lecturer of Italian

The University of Virginia’s Program of Italian Studies which offers two kinds of specialization at the undergraduate level, a minor concentration of courses and a major program leading to the B.A. or B.A. with distinction, invites applications for a position of Lecturer of Italian Studies on the academic general faculty, expected to begin August 25, 2021. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach courses in Italian language and culture at the elementary and intermediate level. The core responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, three during the Fall, and two in the Spring. Some level of administrative service to the Program and/or the Department should also be expected.

This is a one-year, part-time, tenure-ineligible position (0.83 FTE).

A completed MA in Italian Studies at the time of the appointment is required, as are a native or near native proficiency of Italian, a strong commitment to teaching and a minimum of three years of teaching experience at the college or university level in the USA. Experience with new technologies in foreign language instruction and a familiarity with recent teaching methodologies are preferred.

Review of applications will begin June 4, 2021 and the search will remain open until filled.


Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting R0024486 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:

*** Please note that ALL REQUESTED documents MUST be uploaded in the cv/resume box, and you can combine documents into one PDF. ***

1. Cover letter of interest that includes a summary of how you meet the stated qualifications, and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations.

2. Curriculum vitae

3. One sample syllabus  

4. Complete contact information for three professional references.

**Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

Questions about this position should be directed to Professor Enrico Cesaretti at efc4p@virginia.edu. Questions about the application process should be directed to Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at nr7f@virginia.edu.

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