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Lecturer in Toronto


Lecturer in Italian (Insegnamento Lingua Italiana)

scritto da Toronto, 17.09.2012, 08:56

Department of Language Studies

University of Toronto Mississauga

Mississauga, ON, Canada

Lecturer in Italian

The Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a teaching stream position in Italian Studies at the rank of Lecturer, beginning July 1, 2013. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach a wide variety of Italian courses (language, literature, cinema, theater and culture courses). Knowledge of any other language taught in the Department would be an asset.

The successful candidate is expected to have earned a Ph.D. in Italian Studies by July 1, 2013, have an established record of excellence in, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching of the large class-size introductory language courses in Italian at the undergraduate level, participate in the development of undergraduate curriculum, engage in undergraduate mentorship, as well as in course coordination. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the extensive outreach, co-curricular and experiential learning activities in Italian (such as the annual play, internship program, etc.), and to help foster a vibrant intellectual environment for our undergraduate programs.

Appointment at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation be made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For further details and to apply online please visit Job# 1201154. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi and course evaluations). If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to Professor Emmanuel Nikiema, Chair of the Search Committee, at by the closing date, January 11, 2013.

The Department of Language Studies website:

EEO/AA Policy

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please reference in your cover letter when applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Contact Joanna Szewczyk

Department of Language Studies

University of Toronto Mississauga

3359 Mississauga Road North

North Building, Room 235B

Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6