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Assistant Professor in Italian Studies

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Professor in Italian Studies


Languages and Intercultural Studies

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PFAC - Slotted Faculty

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9 mo.

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Assistant Professor in Italian Studies

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies (LIS) at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor specializing in Italian Studies to begin August 16, 2024. The teaching load for this position is a 3/3. We seek a teacher-scholar who can demonstrate successful experience teaching undergraduate Italian language courses at all levels and who is also able to teach classes about Italian culture in English. The successful candidate will be expected to take on a leadership role in the Italian program, incorporate high-impact practices and inclusive pedagogy, and oversee curricular and extracurricular activities.

The ideal candidate’s teaching and research will demonstrate interdisciplinary engagement. Area of specialization is open; preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable interest in and ability to teach courses on second language acquisition or who can contribute to our interdisciplinary programming in areas such as European Studies or Film and Production Studies (with a focus on production).

Required qualifications:· a Ph.D. in Italian Studies or a related field, in hand by the start of the appointment· a strong record of teaching language and culture courses to students from a broad range of majors· evidence of an active research agenda· evidence of skills related to effectively teaching with technologyPreferred qualifications:· evidence of exceptional teaching· evidence of interest in ongoing professional developmentInterested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV transcripts, Contact information for three professional references and a statement of teaching philosophy. A review of applications will begin January 5, 2024 and will continue until position is filled.Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

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Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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None of these Listed

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

Please Select Any and All Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Telephone

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