Associate Professor or Professor

Chapel Hill
Oct 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Romance Studies - 312100

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Vacancy ID: FAC0002132

Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies invites applicants for a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Italian. Field of specialization is modern and contemporary Italian Studies, such as literature, cinema, and culture. Commitment to interdisciplinary and transnational approaches is expected. The position carries a 2-2 teaching load at the graduate and undergraduate levels, directs the Italian Studies graduate program, and has significant expectations for research, as well as service to the University, Department and professional organizations. The successful candidate must have a Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Italian or a related field, and native or near-native fluency in Italian. Outstanding scholarship with a superior record of scholarly research and publication commensurate to rank, an active and ongoing research agenda, and evidence of excellent teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels are required. The successful candidate must have appropriate qualifications in the relevant field at the time of application. The appointment will begin with the fall term of 2018, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. Applicants must apply online at , and submit a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample demonstrating his or her research. At the time of application, candidates will be required to submit the names, titles, and email addresses of professional references at level of Full Professor or higher (four are required). Letters by the identified recommenders must be on institutional letter head, and may be uploaded to the application (as Other Document) or may be sumbitted directly to the department (c/o Logan Brackett, Email inquiries to Logan Brackett, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Application Deadline: 11/02/2017

Education Requirements: Minimal requirement: PhD in Italian or relevant field

Qualification and Experience: Minimum qualifications: Candidates are expected to present evidence of excellence in teaching at a College or University.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Logan Brackett - Business Officer

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