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Dante Studies Professor at University of Notre Dame – South Bend, IN

August 30, 2021

August 30, 2021 – The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Dante Studies at the beginning or advanced assistant level. An ability to teach in another area of literary and/or cultural studies would be judged positively. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and to undertake research in her/his field(s) of specialization. Position to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly excellence and a commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching. He or she will demonstrate aptitude for leadership in the Italian Studies Program ( In particular, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of Dante studies at Notre Dame (

Notre Dame offers highly competitive salary and benefits, generous research support, and excellent opportunities for professional development. Please submit a letter of application, CV, representative publication or writing sample (approximately 20 pages), teaching dossier and/or teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2021 to this link:


The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Background Check

This appointment is also contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at