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Part-Time Faculty: Italian Language

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Type: Part-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty

Overview: Quinnipiac University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures invite applications for a part-time faculty member to teach courses in Italian language, literature and culture for the Fall 2020 semester.
About the School/Program:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater.

In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors (including a minor in Italian), a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and the additional accelerated undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+1 and 4+1 BS/MS programs in Molecular and Cell Biology, 3+3 BA or BS/JD degree, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA, and 3+2 BA or BS/MSW. Students can also complete a 5-year BA/BS and MA in Teaching in the following secondary education fields: Biology, English, History, Math and Spanish.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.

Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses across the curriculum of the Italian Program (beginning, intermediate and advanced language, literature and culture taught in the target language, and interdisciplinary courses taught in English).
  • Coordinate with the department faculty to achieve course and program continuity, assessment and quality as required.
Education Requirements:
  • A PhD in Italian literature. Qualified ABDs will be considered.
Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience in a university setting
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Near-native fluency in Italian and English 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with student populations and the ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community, the department, and the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a curriculum vitae, two complete sets of teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three references on the application form.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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