Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Italian

Canberra, Australia
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 28 November 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B, C or D
Salary package:  $101,805 - $155,166 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing

Position overview

The ANU School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics seeks to appoint a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Italian. The successful candidate will take a key role in the Italian program in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics (SLLL). The appointee will be expected to have an active research agenda in Italian Studies (covering any period from the Renaissance to the present) and bring expertise and intellectual distinction to our existing research profile. Area of research is open, but we are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in Literary, Screen, or Gender Studies; Creative Writing; and/or another language offered in the School (esp. French, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish).

The appointee will conduct research of international standing in Italian Studies; deliver quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervision; and make a positive and dynamic contribution to service. They will be expected to be actively engaged in intellectual collaborations in and beyond the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, such as with the Cultures of Screen, Performance and Print Network, Centre for Early Modern Studies and the ANU Centre for European Studies.

College overview

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

For further information, please contact: Associate Professor Katie Sutton katie.sutton@anu.edu.au

Closing date: 28 November 2021

Position description: Download FilePD_Italian2021_Final.pdf

Application information

In order to apply for this role please upload the following two documents:

  • A statement of no more than three pages addressing the selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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