Arizona State University, School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC)

Position ID:ASU-SILC-LECTURER [#21040]
Position Title: Lecturer in Italian
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Area: Italian / Italian
Appl Deadline:2022/03/25 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/01/26, listed until 2022/03/25)
Position Description:    

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The Italian program of the School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe campus) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Italian with a preferred start date of August 2022. SILC values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position, 9-month appointment (Aug 16 - May 15). The Italian program offers a Bachelor of Arts major and minor degree programs. Arizona State University is the nation’s leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. This position is non-tenure eligible and may be renewed annually pending satisfactory job performance, availability of funding, and the needs of the university.

Essential Functions: • The selected candidate will teach Italian language and culture courses. These courses may be in different modalities (in person, hybrid, online). • Provide leadership in Italian program coordination (design courses, prepare syllabi, and organize community events). • Contribute to interdisciplinary curriculum development. • Work collaboratively with colleagues to advance Italian program recruitment and development, fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Qualifications: • MA degree or higher in Italian in hand by the time of appointment. • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Italian language and culture (elementary through advanced level). • Native/Near-native proficiency in Italian. • Demonstrated experience meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities. • Demonstrated experience in Italian program recruitment and development.

Desired Qualifications: • ABD or PhD in a relevant area, including Italian language pedagogy, teaching of Italian as a foreign language, applied linguistics, Italian literary and cultural studies, film and media studies, environmental humanities or a related field by the time of appointment • Demonstrated experience in teaching Italian culture courses in Italian and English • Demonstrated experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and/or ACTFL OPI training • Demonstrated experience in online teaching • Demonstrated experience in developing interdisciplinary courses and curricula

To apply, submit the following electronically to: 1) A current curriculum vitae 2) A cover letter addressed to Dr Juliann Vitullo, Search Committee Chair, outlining teaching philosophy that includes a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above 3) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from recent teaching evaluations for language and/or culture courses) 4) A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence 5) The names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references, who may be contacted directly

Application deadline is 3/25/2022, 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. If not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by time of hire.

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Contact: Juliann Vitullo, 480-965-4624, 480-965-0430 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
PO Box 870202
Tempe, AZ 85287-0202
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