Assistant Professor of Italian
University of Massachusetts BostonThe Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Italian, beginning September 1, 2011. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Italian and in English, and a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. We are particularly interested in individuals with a specialization in Italian language and culture and a strong interest in interdisciplinary cultural studies. The successful candidate must be able to teach all levels of Italian language, literature and culture and a strong interest in comparative and inter-disciplinary studies. The candidate will bring enthusiasm and proven teaching excellence to contribute to current departmental efforts to provide innovative instruction and program development.
Please send a complete application including a CV, a letter of application describing teaching philosophy, teaching experience and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Antonio Carrara, Chair, Department of Modern Languages, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125-3393.
All material must be postmarked no later than November 22, 2010. Will interview at MLA Convention in Los Angeles.