Sunday, October 17, 2010

Italian Professor - Univ. of Denver

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Assistant Professor. The Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Denver will appoint an Assistant Professor of Italian to begin September 1, 2011. This is a tenure-track position with full benefits. The teaching load is six classes per year on a quarter calendar. Salary is competitive. Area of specialization: 20th and 21st-Century Italian cultural studies and/or film studies. The appointed candidate will teach all levels of undergraduate language, literature, and culture. Minimum requirements include: native or near native fluency in Italian; ABD or Ph.D. in Italian or closely related field. Ph.D. required by December 2011. All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy (1 page). In addition to applying online, please send three letters of recommendation, an official transcript of graduate studies, and evidence of excellence in undergraduate Italian instruction to: Italian Search Committee, Victor Castellani, Chair, Department of Languages and Literatures, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado 80208. Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2010. We will be conducting semi-finalist interviews at the January 2011 MLA convention in Los Angeles. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA Employer.