The Department of Italian and Italian Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in Modern Italian Studies. Applicants will be expected to enhance the interdisciplinary curriculum of the department and organize our major in Italian Studies around a global focus at the intersection with other fields such as: philosophy, intellectual history, architecture, music studies, environmental humanities/ethics/eco-criticism. The ideal candidate will also have a second specialization and strong expertise in foreign language pedagogy with the capacity to coordinate and teach our rigorous beginning language program on a regular basis as an important aspect of his/her contribution to the department. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.
To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and evidence of excellence in undergraduate Italian language instruction, which may include student evaluations and sample beginning-level syllabus with lesson plans and teaching materials, at the elementary level by November 15, 2017 to the Italian and Italian Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43004. We will request three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Italian and Italian Studies Department Search Committee in the second stage of the selection. Applications received by November 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.