Assistant Professor of Italian at University of Arizona

Oct 08, 2014 969

The Department of French and Italian at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Italian beginning in Fall 2015. The area of specialization is Italian Cinema, with critical, trans-disciplinary, and/or comparative approaches to film and media studies. A secondary area of expertise in modern Italian literature and theatre is highly desirable.

Candidates whose research and/or teaching would advance one or more of the College of Humanities' strategic initiatives (global studies, border studies, digital humanities, visual cultures, multilingualism) are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold the Ph.D. by May 30, 2015. The successful candidate will teach 2 courses per semester. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2014. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLA Convention annual meeting in Vancouver on January 8-11, 2015.

Please submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Clarity White ( The University of Arizona is an EO/AA employer.

For further information on this posting and its requirements, the department of French and Italian and on the benefits of working for the University of Arizona, please visit the following links:

Clarity White
Human Resources Coordinator
School of International Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Learning Services Bldg., 228
1512 E 1st Street
P.O. Box 210105
Tucson, AZ 85721-0105
Ph: (520) 621-4055
Fax: (520) 621-3678

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