Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Italian at The University of Alabama

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The Department of Modern Languages and Classics and the Program in Italian at The University of Alabama seek applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Italian:

1) Assistant Professor in Italian— Open area of specialization

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics and the Program in Italian at The University of Alabama invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Italian, beginning August 2016. Minimum requirements include Ph.D. or equivalent in-hand in Italian, Romance Languages, or Comparative Literature with specialization in Italian, native or near-native fluency in Italian, and an excellent functional command of English. Area of expertise is open.

In addition to teaching all levels of undergraduate language courses and participating in the activities of the Program in Italian, the position also seeks candidates with the interest and/or experience to direct the "UA-in-Italy Language and Culture" summer program in Florence, Italy.

Candidates for this position must visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload materials. The online application will include the following documents: a letter of application that includes descriptions of relevant teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a description of research interests/publications and a resume/curriculum vitae. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Maurizio Godorecci, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages and Classics, Box 870246, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Applications should be received by November 15, 2015. We expect to conduct preliminary conversations with select applicants via telephone or videoconference and final interviews on campus.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

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2) Assistant Professor in Italian— Medieval/Renaissance

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics and the Program in Italian at The University of Alabama invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Italian, beginning August 2016. Minimum requirements include Ph.D. or equivalent in-hand in Italian, Romance Languages, or Comparative Literature with specialization in Italian, native or near-native fluency in Italian, and an excellent functional command of English. Area of expertise in Medieval and Renaissance literature.

In addition to teaching all levels of undergraduate language courses and participating in the activities of the Program in Italian, the position also seeks candidates with the interest and/or experience to direct the "UA-in-Italy Language and Culture" summer program in Florence, Italy.

Candidates for this position must visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload materials. The online application will include the following documents: a letter of application that includes descriptions of relevant teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a description of research interests/publications and a resume/curriculum vitae. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Barbara Godorecci, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages and Classics, Box 870246, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Applications should be received by November 15, 2015. We expect to conduct preliminary conversations with select applicants via telephone or videoconference and final interviews on campus.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

"EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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