Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Italian, beginning Fall 2017.  The rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor depending on qualifications.  Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctoral degree in Italian, Comparative Literature, or a related field.  Research specialization is open.

Teaching load is 3/2.  The successful candidate will teach all levels of Italian language and offer courses in Medieval and Renaissance literature.  Native or near native fluency in Italian and English as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching are required.  The candidate will also contribute to the College’s general education program, Connections.  An interest in taking part in Comparative Literary Studies or other relevant interdepartmental programs is encouraged.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in the life of the academic program. F&M faculty are expected to maintain active research agendas and contribute to the College’s shared governance.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant.  We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds.  We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching statement, research statement, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendation.  Interested candidates should apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/36507.  For full consideration applications should be received by November 11, 2016.

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