Assistant Professor of Italian- Tenure Track

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian and  Italian Diaspora Studies to begin in academic year 2023-4 to teach all levels of Italian language as well as literature and culture.


  • The candidate should have a doctorate in Italian or comparative literature with a specialization in Italian.  Period and area of expertise for this position are open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research can enhance the interdisciplinary curriculum.
  • The candidate should have expertise in second language pedagogy and significant experience teaching Italian language, literature and culture on the undergraduate level
  • The candidate should have a record of presentations and publications consistent with the rank of Assistant Professor
  • The ability to teach a second language is highly preferred

Application should include:

  1. Curriculum vitae, including description of teaching experience
  2. Cover letter that describes teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy: no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached or would approach the courses they teach
  4. Two recent teaching evaluations
  5. Sample syllabi and exams for a language as well as a literature/culture course
  6. Complete contact information for two professional references 

**Please submit all files/documents in one PDF**

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

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