Assistant Professor, General Faculty for Italian

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 28, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, General Faculty for Italian

The Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA seeks applications to fill an Assistant Professor, Academic General Faculty to begin January 10, 2021 academic year.  The course load for a full-time position is three courses per semester, with administrative service to the department.

Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate courses in language and culture in Italian.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or its foreign equivalent in Italian or Applied Linguistics (with a focus in Italian) at the time of application. Native or near-native fluency in Italian is required.

Apply online at search for requisition #R0016078 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:

  1. Cover letter that includes: a brief statement of your credentials, relevant past experience, reason for applying and demonstrated experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or working with diverse populations.
  2. Current CV,
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy,
  4. Contact information for three professional references.

***Please note ALL REQUESTED documents MUST be uploaded in the resume box.***

***Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

Questions about this position should be directed to Tally Sanford, Department Finance and Administration Manager, at Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

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