Instructor of Italian - University of Arkansas

Mar 17, 2016 784

The Department of World Languages at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a full-time Instructor of Italian. With a student body of more than 26,000, the University of Arkansas is a national research institution located in Fayetteville, part of a growing metropolitan area of some 500,000 people which frequently receives accolades as one of America's "best places" to live.

Appointment to begin 15 August 2016, for a nine-month contract renewable on a year-to-year basis, contingent upon performance, needs and available funding. Familiarity with technology-based instruction will be considered favorably. Requirements: M.A. degree in hand in Italian pedagogy, literature, linguistics or related field; native or near-native proficiency in both Italian and English; teaching experience and evidence of quality teaching.

Teaching load for this position is 4 classes per semester of Italian language and culture classes across a range of levels. Familiarity with technology-based instruction will be considered favorably. The instructor is also expected to participate and assist in all co-curricular activities related to the Italian Program.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, a statement on teaching philosophy, and unofficial/official transcripts. A list of three to five professional references (name, title, email address and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference will be requested during the application process. Please apply at http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/12632. Completed applications received by April 16, 2016 will receive full consideration. Late materials will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Finalists will be selected for a round of Skype interviews.

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