Boston University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:BU-RomanceStudies-LECTFT [#22724]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Italian / translation, migrant literature, Italian-American culture, Fascism and/or the Holocaust in Italy, contemporary literature, current politics, fashion and food industries in Italy, Italian film and media
Appl Deadline:2022/11/04 10:00AMhelp popup** finished (2022/09/09, finished 2023/05/06, listed until 2023/03/09)
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 January 2023 or July 2023. Responsibilities include teaching and curricular development from beginning to advanced language and culture, including the ability to teach and coordinate multi-section language courses involving one or more of the following topics: translation, contemporary literature, current politics, migrant literature, Italian-American culture, fashion and food industries in Italy, Fascism and/or and the Holocaust in Italy, film and media. Minimum requirements include an MA in Italian, Second Language Acquisition, or a relevant field; demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching; native or near-native proficiency in Italian and English; and knowledge of current issues and methods in language teaching. Ability to teach beginning courses in French and Spanish when needed would be a plus. 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, 3 complete sets of recent evaluations, two or three syllabi, and a link to an unedited video of one of your classes. In addition, we believe that the cultural and social diversity of our Department is vitally important to the excellence of our academic programs and 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. For optimal consideration, please submit no later than November 1. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Boston, MA 02215