Ohio State University, Department of French & Italian

Position ID:OSU-Department of French & Italian-IF [#15755]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Italian Film and Media Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Italian / Italian
Italian Cinema Studies
Appl Deadline:2020/01/27 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/17, finished 2020/08/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of French and Italian in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian with a specialization in Film and Media Studies. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2020. Preference will be given to candidates with proven interdisciplinary interests in fields such as environmental studies, Mediterranean studies, popular cultural studies, fashion studies, food studies, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, the digital humanities, disability studies, or performance studies. We seek a colleague who will: develop general education courses that appeal to a wide and diverse student body; contribute to one or more of our existing departmental strengths in screen and performance studies, popular and material cultures, or migration studies; contribute to interdisciplinary initiatives across campus relating to their research and teaching areas, including the Film Studies Program; and be instrumental in our department’s PhD programs. Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in English and Italian, including large-enrollment general education film and media courses in English.


A demonstrated record or potential for innovation and excellence in teaching and research; native or near-native proficiency in English and Italian; PhD in Italian, film and media studies, or a related field required at time of appointment (August 15, 2020).

About Columbus:

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.

Application Instructions:

A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample in English or Italian, research, teaching and diversity statements, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on January 27, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dana Renga at renga.1@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is an ADVANCE Institution and member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Further Info:
200 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210