The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the position Assistant Professor of Italian (tenure-track) to join the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Italian, Italian Studies, or a closely related field; possess near-native fluency in Italian and English; and demonstrate teaching excellence at all levels of undergraduate instruction. The successful candidate will teach Italian at all levels for Languages and Intercultural Studies majors and minors and for the general CCU student population. In addition, the successful candidate will teach courses on Italian culture and civilization in English and work collaboratively with all faculty in a multi-language department to promote a culture that values foreign language learning. Experience with study-abroad and collaboration across disciplines is highly desirable. Tenure-line faculty are expected to maintain an ongoing research agenda and contribute meaningful service to the department, college, and university.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference (at least one of which should address teaching), a teaching portfolio including teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching excellence, and transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.