The Department of French and Italian in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of Iowa seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and cultural surveys. The teaching load, contingent upon enrollments, is six courses per year (24 s.h.).
Required qualifications: Ph.D. with a specialization in a relevant area of Italian studies; native or near-native fluency in Italian and English; and record of excellence in teaching Italian at the college/university level.
Desirable Qualifications: Experience with online/hybrid teaching; expertise in language pedagogy and the use of multimedia technology in SLA.
Candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a sample lesson plan, and three letters of recommendations to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Refer to requisition number 72097.
The Department of French and Italian, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.