Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Department of Transnational Italian Studies

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The Department of Transnational Italian Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2023 in Modern Italian Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance the interdisciplinary curriculum of the Transnational Italian Department and organize our major around a global focus at the intersection with other fields such as: philosophy, intellectual history, architecture, music studies, environmental humanities/ethics/eco-criticism. Candidates should also have expertise in foreign language pedagogy with the capacity to coordinate and teach our rigorous beginning language program. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including interdisciplinary programs and other college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. A Ph.D. is required by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (one to two pages), research statement (one to two pages), a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion (one to two pages), and evidence of excellence in undergraduate Italian language instruction, which may include beginning-level syllabus with lesson plans at the elementary level to the Department of Transnational Italian Studies Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/108593. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Transnational Italian Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by September 30, 2022 will receive full consideration.

The College will be as flexible as possible in determining the nature of any interviews or meetings (virtual/remote and/or in-person interaction) that are conducted for this search.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,421 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 15 percent are international students). There are 353 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.


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