Saturday, April 16, 2011

Santa Clara University

Lecturer, Upper Division Courses in Italian
Santa Clara University
Title: Lecturer, Upper Division Courses in Italian

Job Type: Quarterly Part-Time Lecturer

School: Arts and Sciences

Department: Modern Languages and Literatures


The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, is looking for an instructor to staff upper-division Italian courses during the 2011-2012 academic quarter. Position is contingent upon funding.


Ph.D. in Italian or equivalent. Native or near-native level fluency in Italian. Demonstrated excellence in teaching Italian at the college level. Familiarity with communicative and proficiency-based language teaching and testing highly desirable.

Rank and Salary

Lecturer, Quarterly Part Time; $5,500 per course.

Starting Date

September, 2011

Application Deadline

May 15, 2011


Duties include fulfilling all responsibilities associated with teaching assigned courses, including:

  1. Conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students;
  2. Assigning and evaluating student work including exams and written assignments;
  3. Holding weekly office hours on campus;
  4. Submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline; and
  5. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or by the Program Director.

Application Procedure

Please submit the following via MAIL or FAX :

  1. a letter of application, specifying qualifications, teaching experience and teaching philosophy
  2. current curriculum vitae

References and official transcripts should be available upon request.

SCU does not sponsor any visa applications for these positions. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Search Committee (Italian), c/o Catherine Montfort, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0300.

FAX: 408-554-4887
Attention: Search Committee (Italian), c/o Catherine Montfort, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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