The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University seeks to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, tenure track. The preferred primary field will be modern Italian literature and/or cinema, with secondary interests in related fields such as media studies or comparative literature. The successful application will have a proven track record of research and teaching. Moreover, the search committee is committed to hiring candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Requirements: PhD in Italian, comparative literature, or related field, evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly potential, native or near native fluency in Italian and English. Please submit a letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample online via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/37596. Posting will close on October 15, 2016.
Materials should be addressed to the attention of: William Egginton, Chair, Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures.
The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.