Term Assistant Professor, Italian
Department Modern/Classical Languages
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
Location Fairfax, VA
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
The George Mason University, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Term Assistant Professor of Italian, beginning August 2019
The successful candidate will teach all levels of language, literature and culture courses in Italian. Teaching responsibilities are 12 credit hours (4 courses) per semester.
Applicants should be fluent in Italian and English, hold a Ph.D. in Italian, and have teaching experience in elementary, intermediate and advanced levels of language instruction. They should also be able to teach courses in English on Italian literature and cinema across a broad range of periods and topics.
Applicants who are able to create new courses featuring Italian-American studies, the Italian diaspora and immigration studies are particularly invited to apply. We seek candidates who have the energy and commitment to contribute to our vibrant program, which has a Minor in Italian Studies and an active student-led club.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, diversity statement and the names of three references.
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
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