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Full-time Lecturer in Italian Needed at the University of North Georgia – Dohlonega, GA

July 13, 2022

July 13 – The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of North Georgia invites applicants for a Full-time Lectureship (with benefits) in Italian, primarily on its Dahlonega campus. This position is for the 2022-23 academic year and is projected to be renewable as budgetary conditions permit.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university’s signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG’s Dahlonega Campus.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in Italian language and literature, with a minimum course load of 24 credit hours per academic year. The ability to successfully incorporate technology at all levels of instruction is highly desirable. Teaching assignments may extend to other campuses. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required qualifications:

  • Earned Master’s degree in Italian Language, Italian Linguistics, Italian Language pedagogy, Italian Literature, or a closely related field in hand by August 2022
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Italian and English
  • Excellent record of prior teaching experience at a U.S. institution, preferably in teaching Italian as a foreign language
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the enhancement of the Italian program
  • Willingness to work collaboratively in a multi-language environment; to organize cultural activities for students both in and outside of the classroom; to offer on-line classes; to assist with organizing study abroad programs if necessary.
  • Experience with proficiency-oriented instruction
  • Authorization to work in the United States

A complete application will include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Applications must be submitted online from the UNG Human Resources website. Questions can be addressed to the Search Chair: Dr. Brian Mann (d.brian.mann@ung.edu)

Employer Information:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.