Assistant Professor of Italian Linguistics
Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.
Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of Italian Linguistics capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.
Teaching activities: Teaching in Bachelor degrees, Master degrees, Ph.D.; educational activities, both integrative and students tutoring; teaching coordination of the courses of Italian language at SIE and in the BA Degree in Hospitality Innovation. In particular:
- Italiano professionale
- Didattica dell'italiano
Research activity: The researcher will work in the field of Italian linguistics, thus specializing in the study of Italian and the Italo-Romance varieties, their phonetic, phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexicological structures, the evolution of these systems, social uses and their history, as well as lexicography and grammaticography. The researcher is expected to pay particular attention to the problems and methods of teaching Italian to Italians and foreigners.
The position will be hosted at the Department of Humanities, a
center for the development of innovative and interdisciplinary
approaches to history, literature, classics, archeology, art and
anthropology. The Department has recently received the “Department
of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education,
Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the
department to receive additional state funding to develop
innovative projects on Digital Humanities and Public Humanities,
with the aim of setting in motion a cross-contamination process
between scientific areas and redefining a new teaching
In the Department of Humanities, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows and ERC awardees work together with the permanent faculty, creating a vibrant academic environment.
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.
If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.
Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0023334