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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Modern Italian Literature - Department of Italian Studies

Recruitment Period

Open August 12th, 2019 through Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a full-time tenure track/tenured faculty position in the area of Modern Italian Literature. The expected start date is July 1, 2020.

The successful appointee will teach in English and in Italian at the undergraduate and graduate level, will mentor students and supervise their research, will have an active program of research and publication, and will perform service and participate in shared governance for the Department and the University.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Italian Studies Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.

• Required minimum qualification at the time of application: PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

• Preferred qualifications: Completion of the Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) by the start date of the position. Native or near-native competence in Italian and in English. Strong ability for successful research, teaching, and administrative service. Research productivity commensurable with years of experience.

To apply for consideration, please visit the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02262.

Please see required application materials, including reference requirements, at the above link.

All letters of recommendation will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

All applications must be received by October 28, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

First-round interviews will be conducted by Skype or similar means by December 20, 2019. Candidates selected for these interviews will be notified as soon as possible in advance of the interview.

Please direct questions to issahr@berkeley.edu.

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://italian.berkeley.edu

Levels

Assistant Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent postdoc; current assistant professor (including those who are “senior” assistant professors near tenure). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • Research Sample - Brief sample of research (article-size; published or unpublished; in English or Italian)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Associate/Full Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (i.e., at an international university). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • Research Sample - Brief sample of research (article-size; published or unpublished; in English or Italian)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)