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Farmingdale State College - Assistant Professor - Modern Languages

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.

Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

The Department of Modern Languages at Farmingdale State College of the State University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Italian commencing Fall 2022. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with good communication skills who have demonstrated excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four (4) courses per semester in Italian to non-majors.  All faculty members at Farmingdale State College are expected to fulfill expectations in teaching, scholarship, and service.

The candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching.  He/She should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty and has the potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations which are necessary for consideration for continuing appointment at the college.  Service includes advising students as well as serving on departmental and college wide committees.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D in Italian, or Italian Studies.
  • College teaching experience.
  • Native or near-native fluency in Italian.
  • Excellent command of the English Language.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of teaching experience at college level in Italian culture, film, history, or literature in translation.
  • Experience teaching Spanish.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, 10 month, tenure track faculty position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Tuesday, September 14, 2021 and ending Saturday, September 25, 2021, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • SALARY: $65,000/year, may increase commensurate with experience
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2022

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.

VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION

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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

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To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

URL:  www.farmingdale.edu/employment


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