UCLA Department of Italian -- Assistant Professor tenure-track
The University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in Italian literature and culture, beginning July 1, 2014. Broad scholarly specialization will range from Dante and the European Humanist tradition to the 17th century. The successful candidate will be a committed and published scholar, with PhD in hand, a strong critical and trans-disciplinary or comparative approach to research, and documented pedagogical abilities and interests. Teaching load will include graduate and undergraduate courses taught in Italian and English, as well as undergraduate General Education lecture courses in English. We welcome expertise in digital humanities and/or comparative Mediterranean studies, and the ability to teach comparative courses in other periods of Italian and European literature and culture.
Apply on line, by December 1, 2013, via UCLA Recruit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00081. Please upload an application letter, CV, three letters of reference, and one writing sample (limited to 25 pages).
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.