Il dipartimento di Italianistica dell’Università di Toronto offre un posto di assistente dal 1 luglio 2014. Al candidato è richiesta una specializzazione in letteratura medievale, con particolare competenza su Dante, la buona conoscenzae del latino, della critica letteraria e un’ottima padronanza dell’inglese oltre che dell’italiano.
Le domande, complete degli allegati richiesti, devono essere inviate entro il 1 novembre 2013.
Position in Italian Medieval Literature at the University of Toronto
The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Italian Medieval Literature and Culture. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2014.
We are seeking an innovative and productive scholar with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, whose major field of research is Italian Medieval Literature and Culture particularly Dante Studies. A proven record of publications in the field of Italian Medieval Literature and Culture is essential. The candidate should also possess a strong knowledge of Latin and Old Italian.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels in the above-mentioned areas as well as language courses. Active research interests in cultural studies, contemporary criticism, and contemporary literature would be regarded as special assets. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research are required. Candidates should have established skills in language teaching, and native or near-native fluency in both Italian and English.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301064
Applications should include a cover letter, and a statement of current and future research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and materials relevant to research and teaching experience (e.g., course outlines and handouts, student survey results).
If you have questions about this position, please contact Gloria.Cernivivo@utoronto.ca
All application materials should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters (at least one of which should focus on teaching) directly to the department via e-mail to Gloria.Cernivivo@utoronto.ca by the closing date.
To receive full consideration, applications and all materials must be received by November 1, 2013.
Information on the Department of Italian Studies may be obtained at http://italianstudies.utoronto.ca/