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FYI: Position in Italian Medieval Literature at the U of Toronto
The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto invites
applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Italian
Medieval Literature and Culture. The position will be at the rank of
Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2014.
We are seeking an innovative and productive scholar with a strong
commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, whose major field of research
is Italian Medieval Literature and Culture particularly Dante Studies. A
proven record of publications in the field of Italian Medieval
Literature and Culture is essential. The candidate should also possess a
strong knowledge of Latin and Old Italian.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both
graduate and undergraduate levels in the above-mentioned areas as well
as language courses. Active research interests in cultural studies,
contemporary criticism, and contemporary literature would be regarded as
special assets. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research are
required. Candidates should have established skills in language
teaching, and native or near-native fluency in both Italian and English.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. by date of appointment or
shortly thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link
below. Applications should include a cover letter, and a statement of
current and future research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae,
and materials relevant to research and teaching experience (e.g., course
outlines and handouts, student survey results).
If you have questions about this position, please contact
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 three referees to send letters (at least one
of which should focus on teaching) directly to the department via e-mail
the closing date.
To receive full consideration, applications and all materials must be
received by November 1, 2013.
Information on the Department of Italian Studies may be obtained at
Prof. Konrad Eisenbichler, Comm. O.M.R.I.
President, Canadian Society for Italian Studies
Victoria College, NF 308 tel: 416/585-4486 (direct)
University of Toronto fax: 416/585-4579 (direct)
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7