Assistant Professor of Italian, General Faculty

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of Italian, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-26-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese at the University of Virginia seeks applications to fill an Assistant Professor of Italian position on the Academic General Faculty (tenure-ineligible) to begin with the 2018-2019 academic year. The initial appointment would be 3 years with possibility of renewal based on satisfactory teaching performance and evidence of professional development. The course load for a full-time position is three courses per semester with administrative service to the department.

Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate courses in language, culture, or literature in Italian at all levels; second-language acquisition; and women's and gender studies.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the college or university level in the U.S. is required. Native or near-native fluency in Italian is required. Applicants must hold a Ph.D in Italian or related field at the time of application.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through [email protected] (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, complete contact information for three professional references, and representative sample of course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to Other 1). Search on posting 0622527.

Review of applications will begin March 19, 2018; however, the position is open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Prof. Enrico Cesaretti, Search Committee Chair
[email protected]

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
Tally Sanford, Business Administrator
[email protected]

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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