Ives Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, English and World Languages (Term)

Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ives Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, English and World Languages (Term)

Summary of Position:
Teach courses in Italian language and literature and undergraduate and/or graduate courses examining the Italian American experience in the U.S. from an interdisciplinary perspective, plus the ability to teach one or more courses in at least one other field in the Humanities (History, English, Philosophy, or American Studies).

Pursue appropriate scholarship.

Deliver and/or organize at least one public lecture, panel discussion or presentation per semester on a topic related to Italian American Studies.

Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student success. Responds to students in a timely manner. Communicates with students, departments and university officials via university provided tools and resources.

Youngstown State University—an urban research university—emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.

The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world.

Minimum Qualifications
An appropriate terminal degree. At least three years of university teaching experience including courses in Italian language and courses related to the Italian American experience. An active research agenda which includes scholarly inquiry into topics related to the Italian American experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The ability to teach one or more courses in at least one other field in the Humanities (History, English, Philosophy, or American Studies).

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply online at https://jobs.ysu.edu/postings/6746

Transcript 1 – please upload all transcripts as one PDF file.

At the time of hire, all candidates must provide official transcripts. Official transcripts must be provided in an unopened, sealed envelope that bears the embossed or raised college seal, date and Registrar’s signature.

Youngstown State University is an EOE.