New York University, Department of Italian Studies
New York City, New York
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Dec 20, 2021

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Department of Italian Studies
New York University Arts and Science

The Department of Italian Studies and the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University invite applications for the Tiro a Segno Fellowship in Italian American Studies, to be held, ideally, during Fall 2022 and Fall 2024, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The position is for one year, with the possibility of reappointment for up to three years, subject to performance and departmental needs.

 This visiting fellowship is open to academics of any rank with demonstrated expertise and a publishing record in Italian American studies, broadly conceived. Field is open; applications from the areas of history, visual culture, anthropology, religious studies, and cultural studies are particularly encouraged.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a Visiting Assistant/Associate/or full Professor for one semester. He or she will teach two courses (normally one undergraduate and one graduate course) and will be required to offer two public lectures under the auspices of the Tiro a Segno Foundation.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v. with bibliography of published works, a diversity statement, and descriptions/syllabi of proposed courses by November 22, 2021, via Interfolio. Please apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/95795 . Recent course topics covered Italian-American labor history, Italian-American film, Italian-American literature, and Italian-American immigration history.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spansthe globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here: https://as.nyu.edu/departments/facultydiversity.html

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New York University is one of the world's most celebrated academic institutions, and a quintessential part of New York City history and culture since 1831. An enrollment of 51,000 students, fourteen schools, colleges and divisions, and over five million square feet of interior space mark NYU as one of the largest private universities.

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