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Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian

Apply now Job no: 492790
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH

Two-year sabbatical replacement search in Italian

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, is seeking applications for a two-year visiting position in Italian at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2022.  Applicants should have completed their PhD by the time of appointment.  The successful applicant will have a demonstrable record of teaching excellence, especially in language courses, with training in pedagogy.  Native or near-native fluency in Italian is required.

A complete application will consist of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research interests and teaching experience, including methods for incorporating issues related to diversity, inclusion, and equity in the classroom; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three recommenders; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) a syllabus from a recent language course.  All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website:

Review of applications will begin Monday, January 3, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.  Initial interviews by videoconference during January.  Finalist candidates will be invited to campus.  

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.  Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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