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Assistant Professor in Italian - Medieval and/or Early Modern Italian Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 20th, 2018
Next review date: November 19th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: December 17th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of French & Italian seeks a scholar of superior accomplishment and/or promise to fill a tenure-track, entry-level Assistant Professor position in medieval and/or early modern Italian Studies, beginning July 1, 2019. We are seeking a literature specialist with broad interdisciplinary interests, a solid foundation in Italian language and culture, and a proven record of teaching excellence. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent, native or near-native proficiency in Italian, and a strong commitment to research, teaching, and service. Specifically, they must be able to demonstrate expertise in foreign language pedagogy, commitment to a student-centered classroom, and interest in designing and implementing large-enrollment, interdisciplinary lecture courses for non-Italian students.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, a statement of contributions to diversity, and four letters of recommendation through the online application form: by November 19, 2018. The position is open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

Job location

Davis, CA

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