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Assistant/Associate Professor of Italian Studies

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 10, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth College seeks a tenure-track professor at the Assistant or Associate rank specializing in Italian Studies, with preference for a scholar in Medieval and Renaissance studies and a second area of expertise desirable such as, but not limited to, environmental humanities, film and media studies, literature and politics, or literature and science. Expected to teach The Divine Comedy, general courses in Italian literature and culture, and all levels of language courses. Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Native or near­-native command of Italian and English, a strong teaching record, Ph.D. completed by August 2019, and promise of significant scholarly accomplishment are required. Candidates must possess the skills to teach compelling undergraduate courses in Italian literature, language and culture at all levels. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic participant in Dartmouth's thriving program of Italian extra-curricular activities; he/she will also be expected to direct Dartmouth's quarter-long program in Rome on a regular basis. Applications must include a letter of application with a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a one- to two-page research statement, and a significant writing sample of 20 to 30 pages from your dissertation or a published article that reflects the direction of your current research program. Submit all materials electronically to Interfolio ( by Friday, November 15, 2019.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.    

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