Romance Languages Assistant Professor in Italian Studies

Sep 23, 2015 479

The Italian Studies Division in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Italian Studies. The candidate should have a PhD and native or near native proficiency in Italian; a strong background in 20th- & 21st-century literature, and in Cinema and Performance studies; the ability to teach large courses in English.

The candidate is expected to maintain a research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate and graduate student body. Candidates must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in Italian language and culture at all levels. Evidence of excellent teaching is required and previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.

Submit applications online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/613 Please include letter of application, curriculum vitae, two writing samples, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The Italian Studies Division in the Department of Romance Languages is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).


The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Enza Antenos, PhD
AATI Secretary/Treasurer

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