Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

The Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year position in Italian Studies at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, with the possibility of reappointment for a third year, beginning July 1, 2022. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Italian and a record of excellence in teaching Italian language at all levels. The hire will teach Italian language classes as well as courses in translation relevant to their scholarship and areas of interest.

Period and area of expertise for this position are open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research can contribute to one or more of the College's other departments or interdisciplinary programs. We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

A PhD in in Italian Studies or a closely-related field is preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a c.v., and a teaching portfolio consisting of a teaching statement and sample syllabi for a language course and a course in translation, via . Letters of reference will be requested from candidates selected for the first round of interviews. Questions regarding the search may be directed to John Eldevik, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on May 16, 2022.

Hamilton is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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