Stony Brook University, Dean's Office CAS

Position ID:SBU-Dean's Office CAS-PROF [#13592]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor - Alfonse M. D'Amato Endowed Chair
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794-3391, United States [map]
Subject Area: Italian / Italian
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/04/18, finished 2020/03/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Alfonse M. D'Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies

Stony Brook University invites applications for the Alfonse M. D'Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies to commence in Spring 2019. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in innovative research and have strong potential for being able to participate in the teaching mission of the Department they join. They will be expected to be effective interdisciplinary teachers and mentors at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise PhD students in research and professional development, and be an active participant in outreach activities. Applications are encouraged from scholars with a broad knowledge of Italian American and Italian Studies in any relevant area of the humanities, fine arts, or social sciences (e.g., history, linguistics, literature, sociology, art). The Endowment provides funds for salary, research, conferences, colloquia, and other scholarly activities.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate in a discipline offered by Stony Brook University’s College of Arts and Sciences from an accredited institution. A distinguished national/international reputation for sustained scholarly accomplishments, and a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service appropriate to appointment at the tenured rank of associate or full professor at a major research university.

Preferred Qualifications: Native or near-native fluency in Italian. Experience in community outreach.

A complete application will consist of five items 1) a cover letter that addresses the criteria for the position, 2) CV, 3) a teaching statement including up to three representative syllabi, 4) names and contact information for three references and 5) a completed New York State employment application form.  (The form can be found here:

Electronic submission of materials is highly preferred. Alternatively, materials may be sent to: Chair D'Amato Faculty Search Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3391. Application review will begin May 12, 2019. And, will be posted until position is filled.

 Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Review of applicant files will begin on 4/15/2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean, Chair of the D’Amato Search Committee and Stony Brook University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dean's Office
College of Arts and Sciences
E3320 Melville Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3391

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