Sunday, October 6, 2013

University of Georgia


The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia ( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (beginning August 2014) for a specialist in the language, literature and culture of the Italian Renaissance or Early Modern period. Scholarly preparation in the Seicento and Settecento are also welcome.
Required: Ph.D. in Italian or Italian Studies (or equivalent) and native or near-native fluency in Italian. Teaching load: four courses per year. The candidate should be adept at Italian foreign language pedagogy, including technological applications, and be prepared to teach intermediate and advanced language classes and split-level literature and culture courses (open to both undergraduates and graduate students) taught in Italian.

Applications should include a cover letter, c.v., and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please send all materials to:

Prof. Stacey Casado, Head
Department of Romance Languages
Gilbert Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1815

Electronic submissions also accepted. Please upload all documents to Interfolio ByCommittee.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the colleges goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital ( ;