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Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Employer
Hamilton College
Location
Clinton, NY

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Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
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Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Location:
Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Mar 8, 2024
Description:

The Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position in Italian Studies at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Italian and a record of excellence in teaching Italian language at all levels. The hire will teach Italian language classes as well as courses in translation relevant to their scholarship and areas of interest. 

The area of expertise for this position is open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research can contribute to one or more of the College's other departments or interdisciplinary programs. We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

A PhD in Italian Studies or a closely-related field is preferred, although ABDs will be considered. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year. The expected 9-month base salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a c.v., and a teaching portfolio, including a teaching statement and sample syllabi for a language course (intermediate Italian) and a course in translation, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/142650 . Letters of reference will be requested from candidates selected for the first round of interviews. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Marianne Janack, Search Committee Chair, at mjanack@hamilton.edu. Our review of applications will begin on April 15, 2024.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-curriculum). Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (www.hamilton.edu). 

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.

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Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at hamilton.edu/facts.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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Telephone
315-859-4011
Location
198 College Hill Road
Clinton
New York
13323
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