The Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College invites applications for a one-year teaching position as Lecturer of Italian beginning July 1, 2011. The position is renewable and benefits eligible. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses: two semesters of Beginning Intensive Italian (a class that meets every day of the week) and one semester of another Italian language course, Beginning or Intermediate Italian, (meeting three times a week). Responsibilities will also include supervising the Italian Table and the Italian Corridor, in collaboration with the Department Teaching Assistant and Tutors, as well as contributing to the organization of the Wellesley ECCO Program in Bologna.
Applicants should be native or near-native speakers of Italian, have a record of excellence in teaching Italian language, and a training in language pedagogy.