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Term Assistant Professor of Italian, George Mason University

  • 13 Oct 2021 12:17 PM
    Message # 11451912

    Term Assistant Professor of Italian
    George Mason University’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages on the Fairfax, VA campus, invites applications for an Instructional Assistant Professor of Italian (non tenure-track), beginning January 2022. This position is renewable. The Italian program at Mason includes a Minor in Italian Studies, internship and scholarship opportunities, study abroad programs, and a student-led club.


    This position requires the instruction of twelve credit hours of Italian at various levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced) per semester.

    Required Qualifications:

    Applicants should be fluent in Italian and English, hold a Ph.D. in Italian, and have teaching experience in elementary, intermediate and advanced levels of language instruction. They should also be able to teach courses in English on Italian literature and cinema across a broad range of periods and topics. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Applicants with expertise in the creation and implementation of online courses are particularly welcome. 

    For full consideration, applicants must apply by November 4, 2021, at; complete and submit the online application; and provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, diversity statement and the names of three references with contact information. The position includes a full range of benefits.

    George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

    Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

    George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.




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