Job Posting: Lecturer in Italian at Dartmouth College

Sep 19, 2016 497

The Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in Italian beginning July 1st, 2017. Initial appointment for two years, with the possibility of longer-term renewal upon successful performance; annual teaching load of six courses at all levels of Italian language.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant language program committed to excellence in foreign language teaching and learning; s/he will work closely with the Language Program Director in the department, and will also participate in a broader community of language pedagogues on the Dartmouth campus. Familiarity with instructional technology and best pedagogical practices expected; service commitment includes active involvement in the organization of co-curricular activities. Native or near-native fluency in Italian; minimum of M.A. in Italian, Second Language Acquisition or Applied Linguistics; and at least three years of college-level teaching experience required.

Applications must include letter of inquiry, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and teaching portfolio consisting of teaching statement, student evaluations from the past two years, and video of teaching. Please submit all materials electronically to Interfolio by November 2, 2016. AA/EOE. Preliminary interviews will take place at the ACTFL Conference in Boston or by Skype for those unable to attend.

Students at Dartmouth College are diverse by many measures. We particularly seek applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.). We are especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated ability to contribute to Dartmouth's undergraduate diversity initiatives in research, such as the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship.

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