Instructor of Italian
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Auburn University invites applications for a full-time Instructor of Italian, to begin Spring 2011. This position is a one-year appointment with the possibility of consecutive renewals for up to five years. Teaching load is eight courses per academic year. The successful candidate will be required to teach at the first and/or second year levels of the Undergraduate Programs in Italian and be willing to learn and use Blackboard course management software, be familiar with current language pedagogy, and be willing to participate in extracurricular activities (Italian Club, Film Series) to help promote enrollment and participation in the Italian Studies Program.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.A. in Italian or Italian Studies; native or near-native fluency; demonstrable excellence in teaching; Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and be able to communicate effectively in Italian and English.
Send letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and sample teaching evaluations
Chair of Italian Search Committee Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures 6030 Haley Center
Auburn University, AL 36849-5204 http://www.auburn.edu/forlang