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Docente (Lecturer)

Gonzaga in Florence, Gonzaga University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Ethics, Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Ethics of mobility, sustainable and ethical tourism, ethical destination management, ethics of the city
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Start date January 2nd, 2025
Job description

Department:               Gonzaga In Florence

Position #:                   FL0673

Hire Term:                 Spring 2025

Start Date:                  January 2, 2025

Job Title:                    Docente, Livello 7 (ANINSEI)– AT, Philosophy

Classification:             Contratto a Tempo Determinato, renewable

Appointment Percentage: 100%

Contract Term:          9 months

Hiring Salary:             Commensurate with education and experience

Applicant Reviewer:   Silia Passeri

Search Committee:     TBD

Open Date:     ASAP               Close Date:     September 15, 2024

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Job Purpose:

Gonzaga in Florence, the global gateway of Gonzaga University, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position, starting by January 2025. This position is located in Florence, Italy. Applicants must have current permission to work in Italy or in Europe to be considered for this position. We seek candidates with an Area of Specialization in Ethics, and an Area of Competence in Applied Ethics including, but not limited to, Ethics of mobility, Sustainable and Ethical tourism, Ethical destination management, Ethics of the city, or related subfields. This position will contribute to the development of an academic program in Destination Management

Gonzaga's core curriculum includes Reasoning (PHIL 101), Philosophy of Human Nature (PHIL 201), and Ethics (PHIL 301). Successful applicants will teach 24 credits per year and will assume ongoing responsibility for teaching Ethics, for which they should include a description of their interest in and approach to this course in their teaching statement, as well as one course in their area of specialization, that could fulfill the Core Integration Seminar (CIS) requirement. Candidates can find the University Core learning outcomes for Ethics and for the CIS, at the link https://www.gonzaga.edu/academics/undergraduate/general-degree-requirements-procedures/university-core/helpful-core-documents  The language of instruction will be English.

Gonzaga in Florence is mission centered, and applicants must clearly address how they will contribute to Gonzaga’s mission in their cover letter. The Mission Statement for Gonzaga University may be found at: www.gonzaga.edu/About/Mission/MissionStatement.asp . The mission statement for Gonzaga in Florence may be found at: https://www.gonzaga.edu/academics/global-engagement/for-students/study-abroad/gonzaga-in-florence/gonzaga-in-florence-mission

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proof of Permit to work in Italy/Europe in hand, applications without this requirement will not be considered.
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy. 
  • Evidence of active scholarly engagement.
  • Ability to adopt inclusive course design and teaching strategies.
  • Ability to contribute to the mission of Gonzaga University
  • Proficiency in English.

Desired Qualifications:

  • At least one year of teaching experience to American students.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • Experience in course and program design and development.
  • Experience in Destination Management or Cultural Heritage Protection.

Job Duties:

  • Teach four courses per semester, with primary responsibility in PHIL 301/Ethics.
  • Applicants should also be prepared to teach one course in their area of competence.
  • Program Development in the field of Destination Management.

 Who We Are:

Gonzaga in Florence has been the global hub for Gonzaga University for 60 years, for more information see our website: https://www.gonzaga.edu/gonzaga-in-florence

For information on our mission, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/about/our- mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement

Gonzaga in Florence is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
To apply, please submit : (1) a cover letter that includes an explanation of how you will contribute to Gonzaga University’s Mission (2) curriculum vitae (3) a teaching statement , that includes explanation of how you have adopted or would adopt inclusive course design, teaching strategies, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (student evaluations of teaching and/or teaching observations); (4) preferred evidence of scholarly engagement; (5) unofficial copies of graduate school transcripts; and (6) names and contact information for two letters of recommendation (letters will be requested when finalist are selected), to Silia Passeri, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs, Gonzaga in Florence, [email protected]. The position closes on September 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CET. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Email to apply
Hard deadline September 15, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.gonzaga.edu/gonzaga-in-florence
Contact name Silia Passeri
Contact email
Contact phone +39 055 215226
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Scheduled expiry date September 15, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Last updated July 5, 2024, 7:38pm UTC
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