Boston University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:BU-RomanceStudies-LECT1 [#18154]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Italian / Italian, Italian film and media, contemporary literature, current politics, second-generation Italians, fashion and food industries in Italy
Appl Deadline:2021/03/17 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2021/02/17, finished 2021/09/17, listed until 2021/08/17)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University seeks a full-time Lecturer in Italian, beginning July 1, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching and curricular development from beginning to advanced levels of language courses, and cultural studies in some of the following areas: Italian film and media; contemporary literature; current politics, migrants, second-generation Italians (from Ethiopian, Somali as well as Maghrebi origins); fashion and food industries in Italy. Minimum requirements include an MA in Italian, Second Language Acquisition, or a relevant field; demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching for at least three years; native or near-native proficiency in Italian and English; and knowledge of current issues and methods in language teaching as well as experience in film studies. The successful candidate will also demonstrate ability to integrate language and culture and to contribute to curriculum development in a dynamic and collaborative language program. The position offers a professional career track with possibility of growth. Please visit the following website for more information about the Department of Romance Studies: http//

Please submit via a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, recent evaluations, and two syllabi. In addition, we believe that the cultural and social diversity of our Department is vitally important to the excellence of our academic programs and so request a statement from candidates on how they incorporate diversity and inclusiveness in their teaching and research. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered. The application deadline is March, 17 2021.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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718 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215