Assistant Professor, Italian - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809728)

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Detailed Job Description

In addition to teaching all levels of undergraduate language courses, literature 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.


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 video conference and final interviews on campus.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

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, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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