Sunday, January 22, 2012

Assist. Professor of Italian - Colgate University

Assistant Professor of Italian
Colgate University
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Italian language, literature, culture, and cinema, beginning fall term 2012. Completion of the PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching assignment is five courses per year, including introductory through third-year Italian, Italian cinema, and courses in Colgate's Film and Media Studies program. Applicants should possess expertise in the history and theory of Italian cinema as well as in conceptual and methodological approaches to film studies. All Colgate faculty are expected to contribute to all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Salary and benefits are competitive. Letter of application, vita and letters of recommendation must be submitted through Review of applications will begin on November 27 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the MLA Convention in Seattle. Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body further the University's educational mission. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at