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Lecturer in Italian

University of Chicago
Illinois, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 29, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, 1-year
renewable, Lecturer position in Italian, expected to start on September 1, 2020. Responsibilities
will include teaching 7 language courses per year, and assisting with program administration and

Required are a superior level of proficiency in Italian as defined by ACTFL, proficiency in
English demonstrated by a minimum of one year of teaching and/or studying in an Englishspeaking
country and/or a TOEFL score of at least 104 overall (and 26 in each area), a master’s
degree or equivalent in Italian or a related field, and at least one year of experience teaching
Italian at the college or post-secondary level. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Italian and/or an advanced
degree in second language pedagogy/acquisition is highly desirable.

This appointment will start on 1 September 2020. This position is contingent upon final
budgetary approval.

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of
Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter both in Italian and English that
addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the
names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be
solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded. Short-listed candidates
may be asked to provide a teaching video and examples of teaching materials.
Application deadline is October 31, 2019. Only complete applications will be considered. For
further questions about this position, please contact Guillaume Beaudin, Department of Romance
Languages & Literatures,

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans
Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected
veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional
information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should
call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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