Part Time Instructor, Italian

University of Nevada, Reno

United States

August 17, 2021

Description

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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    Job Description

    The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for an adjunct instructor in Italian. Position begins August 16, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching 4-12 units (one to three courses) of first year in-person Italian under the supervision of a program coordinator. This job posting is to update our list of qualified part- time instructors and will be drawn upon for the Fall 2021 semester and beyond, as needed. Qualified candidates will be tasked with teaching courses either during the day or evening on the UNR main campus in Reno. This position is based upon a semester long contract and is not eligible for benefits.

    Required Qualifications

    Native or near-native proficiency in English and Italian

    M.A. in Italian or equivalent degree Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in teaching first-year university Italian.

    Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in teaching basic Italian;

    Evidence of, or potential for, effective interaction with a diverse range of students and colleagues.

    Compensation Grade

    Adjunct instructors are paid $1000 per credit with no benefits.

    Department Information

    The Department of World Languages and Literatures, offers an array of programs in various languages, from Arabic to Paiute. In Italian, it offers a minor, as well as many opportunities for study abroad at our partner universities around the world for both faculty and students. Additional information about the Department can be found at https:// www. unr.edu/world-languages.

    The College of Liberal Arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the University of Nevada, Reno and is committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusivity. The college emphasizes inquiry, discovery and openness to new ideas and perspectives and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences and arts.

    The University of Nevada, Reno is a public Research 1 land-grant institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education with a student population of approximately 22,000, including over 3,000 graduate students. We are a comprehensive, doctoral university that has been classified as a Carnegie R1 institution with very high research activity. Nearly half of incoming students identify as being from an underrepresented group. In accordance with the university's land grant, tier one research institution mission, our faculty are expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service in a pluralistic environment.

    Contact Information for this position

    Search Chair, Cassie Isabelli – isabelli@unr.edu

    Search Coordinator, Josh Martinmaas- jmartinmaas@unr.edu

    Exempt

    Yes

    Full-Time Equivalent

    25.0%

    Required Attachment(s)

    Required Attachment(s)

    Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu.

    Attach the following documents to your application

    1. Current resume/CV

    2. Cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and teaching experience for this position

    3. Contact information for three professional references 4. Complete recent course evaluations that demonstrate teaching effectiveness in first- and second-year language courses

    5. Unofficial transcripts

    6. A brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

    This posting is open until filled

    Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

    Posting Close Date

    Note to Applicant

    A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

    HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

    References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

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    For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

    Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

    University of Nevada, Reno

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