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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ITALIAN

Requisition # 72097

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, December 21st, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:French & Italian

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of French and Italian in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of Iowa seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and cultural surveys. The teaching load, contingent upon enrollments, is six courses per year (24 s.h.).



Required qualifications: Ph.D. with a specialization in a relevant area of Italian studies; native or near-native fluency in Italian and English; and record of excellence in teaching Italian at the college/university level.



Desirable Qualifications: Experience with online/hybrid teaching; expertise in language pedagogy and the use of multimedia technology in SLA.



Candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a sample lesson plan, and three letters of recommendations to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Refer to requisition number 72097. Screening begins February 12, 2018 and preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.



The Department of French and Italian, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. with a specialization in a relevant area of Italian studies in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications: Native or near-native fluency in Italian and English; and record of excellence in teaching Italian at the college/university level.

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable Qualifications: Experience with online/hybrid teaching; expertise in language pedagogy and the use of multimedia technology in second language acquisition (SLA).


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Philosophy Statement
Sample Lesson Plan
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
PHILLIPS HALL
16 CLINTON ST N
111-C PH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/



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