Part-Time Lecturer in Italian

Tufts University, Department of Romance Studies is soliciting applications for a Part-Time Lecturer position in Italian for the Spring Semester of 2024 to teach one upper-level course in Italian culture (in Italian). The course will meet twice a week and it will explore the creative works (cinema, music, literature, art and fashion) of first-generation Italians. The incoming instructor will receive a course syllabus and some of the course materials, while they will also have a role in crafting the course content. 

Requirements: M.A. or equivalent, previous college-level teaching experience, native or near-native fluency in Italian, familiarity with language-teaching methodology and instructional technology.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, teaching statement, current curriculum vitae, and two confidential letters of reference to the Search Committee via at Interfolio:

The letter of application should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. For additional information, applicants may contact Department Administrator Bridget Erickson

Review of applications begins November 13th, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. The start date will be January 16th, 2024.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check.

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