Assistant Professor of Italian

Manhattan College

United States

September 4, 2022


Assistant Professor of Italian Department: Modern Language & Literature 1790

Location: Riverdale, NY


The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian and Italian Diaspora Studies to begin in academic year 2023-4 to teach all levels of Italian language as well as literature and culture.


  • The candidate should have a doctorate in Italian or comparative literature with a specialization in Italian. Period and area of expertise for this position are open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research can enhance the interdisciplinary curriculum.
  • The candidate should have expertise in second language pedagogy and significant experience teaching Italian language, literature and culture on the undergraduate level
  • The candidate should have a record of presentations and publications consistent with the rank of Assistant Professor
  • The ability to teach a second language is highly preferred
  • Application should include:

  • Curriculum vitae, including description of teaching experience
  • Cover letter that describes teaching interests, areas of expertise, and scholarly experience in the relevant fields
  • Statement of teaching philosophy: no more than 500 words explaining how the candidate has approached or would approach the courses they teach
  • Two recent teaching evaluations
  • Sample syllabi and exams for a language as well as a literature/culture course
  • Complete contact information for two professional references

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