Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise as noted below.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Department of Modern Languages of the College of Staten Island seeks candidates for the position of Lecturer in Italian. Responsibilities include teaching a broad range of Italian language and culture courses, performing department and college service, and taking an active role in program building, which might include administering an Italian Club, directing Italian theatre performances, and organizing on and off-campus academic events.
The College of Staten Island is committed to a diverse work environment that reflects the multicultural makeup of our student body. The successful candidate will be committed to inclusion and excellence. The Search Committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity of the academic community. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
A Bachelor's degree area(s) of expertise and other qualifications noted below as being necessary for satisfactory performance of job duties. Also required is the ability to teach successfully.
The successful candidate should possess a minimum of an MA or significant graduate studies in Italian literature and culture and a commitment to teaching all levels of undergraduate Italian language courses. Native/near-native fluency in English and Italian.
The successful candidate should also demonstrate an ability to teach a broad range of courses, with a specific emphasis on intermediate/advanced language courses, from a creative multi-disciplinary perspective. The candidate should demonstrate a proven ability in program building. This might include: shepherding students beyond the general education language requirement, conducting activities such as faculty-led programs in Italy, Italian clubs, and/or directing theatrical performances in Italian. Preference will be given to candidates with at least five years teaching experience at a similar institution and the ability to teach undergraduate language courses in French.
Salary range: $41,435 - $67,431
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please go to www.cuny.edu; select "Employment", then "Job postings on line." Please attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. Letters may be addressed to Giancarlo Lombardi, Associate Professor of Italian and Chair of Search Committee.
April 18, 2011
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