Visiting Assistant Professor (Italian)

Location
Kansas
Posted
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian, term position, for the 2017-2018 academic year, with an option to be renewed. Information about the Department:

Modern Languages Department: http://www.k-state.edu/mlangs/

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description: Candidate will teach 3 courses per semester. Successful candidate will value multicultural perspectives in both teaching and research.  Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Generalist with ability to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and cultural surveys. 
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • ABD required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completed PhD by August 2017 preferred, ABD considered.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience is an asset.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with your application, please submit only a letter of application and vita (to the attention of Melinda Cro, Search Committee chair)

Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins immediately. Interviews conducted via Skype. Salary Range / Pay Rate: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.