Friday, September 21, 2007

cornell university new york

ROMS - Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer (Italian language) – 07493

Job Description


Located in Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University is a bold, innovative and inclusive teaching and research university of academic distinction and public service where staff, faculty, and students alike are challenged to be active citizens of the world.
The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University seeks full-time long term lecturer or senior lecturer, based on qualifications and experience, to teach and coordinate Italian language courses beginning in the 2008-2009 academic year.

M.A. degree or foreign equivalent in Italian language or linguistics, Foreign Language Education or a related
field, three years professional teaching experience in higher education, TA training experience, and Native or near-native proficiency in Italian and English.
Preference will be given to candidates with preparation in pedagogy or second language acquisition. Expertise in adapting technology to language instruction highly desirable.
Send application letter by December 1, 2007 along with a CD containing the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) teaching philosophy, 3) description of preferred pedagogical approach/es, 4) either a link to a website or a CD/DVD with a recent unedited video of your language teaching, and 5) any evidence of teaching ability, as well as three recommendation letters (hard copies) addressed to: Italian Language Search, Department of Romance Studies, 303 Morrill Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 14853. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.