Assistant Professor of Latin Language and Literature

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Latin language and literature.

Ca’ Foscari is a research-intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development  and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges. 

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Latin language and literature capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.

Teaching commitment: teaching in Bachelor degrees, Master degrees, Ph.D. (maximum of 90 hours); educational activities, both integrative and students tutoring.

The researcher will conduct these courses:

  • Latin laboratory;
  • Advanced Latin laboratory;
  • Latin language and literature.

Research commitment: While maintaining as a reference the wide range of studies of Latin language and literature, the researcher will be required in particular to do research in the area of Latin grammar, lexicography and linguistics (both synchronic and diachronic); together with a commitment to teaching Latin.

The position will be hosted at the Department of Humanities , a centre for the development of innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to history, literature, classics, archaeology, art and anthropology. In the Department of Humanities, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows and ERC awardees work together with the permanent faculty, creating a vibrant academic environment.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community. 

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office  will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first years of the contract. 

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