NYU Florence is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach a course on History of Immigration in Europe and the US from WWII to Present, under the sponsorship of the History Department in the College of Arts and Science of New York University. The course would be taught in the Fall 2021 semester (Sept. 2 - Dec. 21, 2021). Please review the sample syllabus as it appears on our course description website.
Please note that the course is taught on a 15-week schedule with one class meeting per week that is 2.5 contact hours. In addition to the time required for course preparation, classroom instruction, and assessment, the instructor is required to hold a minimum of one set 60-minute "office hour" at NYU Florence per week, during which time the instructor will be available to meet with students.
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Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University has degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai and operates 11 global academic centers and research programs in more than 25 countries. NYU Florence is an undergraduate study away program of exceptional quality with teaching strengths across the curriculum. Our faculty, drawn from local universities, has an excellent record in teaching and research. NYU Florence is situated in the magnificent 57-acre estate of Villa La Pietra, bequeathed to NYU by Sir Harold Acton in 1994. If you would like to learn more about our program, please visit NYU Florence.
Qualified candidates should hold a PhD in History and have a strong record of research as well as experience teaching. Candidates who have experience in teaching within an American university system to a diverse English speaking undergraduate student body are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those who have a minimum of 2-3 years' experience teaching at the university level in English.
The successful applicant will shape the syllabus based on the standards and content requirements determined by the sponsoring department. The sponsoring department seeks a candidate who has familiarity with and interest in contextualizing the current issues regarding immigration in Italy and in the European Union.
Terms and conditions will be discussed with the successful applicant. Applicants should be an EU national or currently hold an Italian work permit or passport.
NYU Florence is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented individuals in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Florence affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.
Applications in the form of a current C.V., a letter of interest, a sample syllabus, and student course evaluations (if available) should be submitted online to Interfolio no later than July 26, 2021. We regret that we are unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.
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