Tenure Track Position: Assistant Professor of Italian Studies in New Hampshire

Nov 02, 2016 392

The Department of Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies of the University of New Hampshire invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor to start in August 2017. Specialization is open to any field of pre-18th-century Italian Studies with expertise in at least two of the following areas: Digital Humanities, Material Culture, Mediterranean Studies, Textual Studies, and Visual Studies. UNH and the Department actively create an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion and quality engagement for all.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in an appropriate Italian Studies discipline by July 1, 2017, be fluent in Italian, and have a strong commitment to scholarly research, to teaching excellence, to engaged advising, and to interdisciplinary studies. The candidate must be able to teach courses across a broad intellectual and historical range, be willing to engage actively in program development, and have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities. The teaching load is four courses per academic year.

To apply, visit http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/21809. Please submit online a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, and three letters of reference. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified automatically to submit letters via the jobs.usnh.edu portal. Applications will be accepted through 24 October 2016. Candidates selected for further consideration will be notified mid-November and asked to send a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement on teaching and research philosophy.

The University of New Hampshire is the state's public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its college in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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