Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Classics
The department of Modern Languages and Classics at Siena College invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track, position. This is a Visiting Assistant Professor position for a period of 1 year, with possibility of renewal for up to 5 years. The successful candidate will participate fully in our department and will carry a 4/4 teaching load. We are seeking a candidate with dual expertise in either French/Classics or French/Italian.
The successful French/Classics candidate will be able to teach elementary to advanced French, as well as all levels of undergraduate Latin, Greek, and Classical culture and civilization. The successful French/Italian candidate will be able to teach all levels of undergraduate French and Italian from elementary to advanced. Since it is a non-tenure track position, the candidate must be an individual with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. The position carries less emphasis on research publications. Candidates who will have completed a Ph.D. in French, Classics or Italian by August 2014 are preferred, though ABD candidates will be considered.
Electronic submission through Interfolio is required at apply.interfolio.com/24281. Please send a letter of application, CV, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and 3 letters of recommendation by the application deadline of March 17, 2014.
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from individuals who will make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Siena College is a co-educational, independent, liberal arts college in the Franciscan and Catholic tradition, located in a suburban area just two miles north of Albany, New York’s capital city. The Capital District offers a wide variety of high quality cultural entertainment and outdoor activities. Albany is also centrally located and less than three hours from New York City, Boston, and Montreal.
Siena College is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and encourages applications from all interested candidates. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Siena College surveys all job applicants in accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s affirmative action requirements. Therefore, we request that in addition to your application, you complete the Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form provided on the Interfolio site. Any information you choose to provide on the Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form will be treated as personal and confidential and will be kept separate from your application for employment. Your cooperation is key to maintaining an effective equal opportunity program at Siena College and is greatly appreciated.