Employment Opportunities

Teaching Positions at JCU

John Cabot University is a regionally accredited American university in Rome, Italy, offering four-year degree programs. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services. 

Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Positions and Visiting Positions 

John Cabot University, an accredited American liberal arts university in Rome, Italy, offering four-year degree programs, invites applications for an open-rank (assistant or associate) full-time tenure-track faculty position in Comparative Politics. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Political Science, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and commitment to academic service and program development. The ideal candidate should have familiarity and experience with the American liberal arts educational tradition.

All candidates with a strong grounding in comparative politics are welcome to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in teaching advanced research methodology; elections, public opinion and voting behavior; environmental politics; and gender studies. There is no regional specialization for the position, but a focus on Africa, Latin America or Europe would also be welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate level courses with a load of three courses per semester as well as be an active member of the university community. Ability to teach graduate level courses is an asset.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for teaching at an American liberal arts college in Rome; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching and research interests; and 4) evidence of teaching excellence. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to: [email protected] 
Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address.

The deadline to submit applications is November 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the fall semester of 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

John Cabot University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.

John Cabot University invites applications for an open-rank (assistant or associate) full-time tenure-track faculty position in Economics. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Economics who are specialized in macroeconomics, finance, banking, and capital markets and have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research and a commitment to academic service. The successful candidate is expected to teach three undergraduate level courses per semester and should have familiarity and experience with the American liberal arts tradition and be an active member of the community. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction of the University.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for teaching at an American liberal arts college in Rome; 2) a letter of interest describing their teaching interests and research agenda; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) two research papers; and 5) teaching evaluations. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to [email protected]   
Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address.

The deadline to submit applications is December 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the fall semester of 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

John Cabot University, a regionally accredited American university in Rome, Italy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services. 

John Cabot University, an accredited American liberal arts university in Rome, Italy, offering four-year degree programs, invites applications for an open-rank (assistant or associate) full-time tenure-track faculty position in International Relations. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction.

Preference will be given to candidates with a second field in American or Comparative Politics. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in Political Science, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and commitment to academic service and program development.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in international political economy, international development, public policy or international security (including non-traditional security areas such as food security, cyber security or the environment). Teaching experience with quantitative research methodology would be welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate level courses with a load of three courses per semester as well as be an active member of the university community. The ideal candidate should have familiarity and experience with the American liberal arts educational tradition. Ability to teach graduate level courses is an asset.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for teaching at an American liberal arts college in Rome; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching and research interests; and 4) evidence of teaching excellence. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to: [email protected] 
Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address.

The deadline to submit applications is November 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the fall semester of 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

John Cabot University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.

John Cabot University, an accredited American liberal arts university in Rome, Italy, offering four-year degree programs, invites applications for an open-rank (assistant or associate) full-time tenure-track faculty position in Psychology. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction.

A Ph.D. in Psychology or closely related field (i.e., Neuroscience) is required. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants with a psychobiology or quantitative background. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a load of three courses per semester that may include Introductory Statistics, Research Methods, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise as well as be an active member of the university community.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the American liberal arts tradition and provide evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, expertise in research design and data analysis, and ongoing scholarship.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for teaching at an American liberal arts college in Rome; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching and research interests; and 4) evidence of teaching excellence. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to [email protected] 
Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address.

The application deadline is November 15, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the fall semester of 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

John Cabot University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.

John Cabot University invites applications for an open-rank (assistant or associate) full-time tenure-track faculty position in International Business. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Economics, Business or Management who are specialized in international business referring to the trade of goods, services, technology, capital and/or knowledge at a global or transnational level and have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research and a commitment to academic service.

The successful candidate is expected to teach three undergraduate level courses per semester and should have familiarity and experience with the American liberal arts tradition and be an active member of the community. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction of the University.

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for teaching at an American liberal arts college in Rome; 2) a letter of interest describing their teaching interests and research agenda; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) two research papers; and 5) teaching evaluations. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to [email protected]

Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address.

The deadline to submit applications is December 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the September 1, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

John Cabot University, a regionally accredited American university in Rome, Italy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services. 

Adjunct Faculty 

John Cabot University continuously reviews CVs for adjunct faculty capable of teaching a broad range of liberal arts subjects in English except where noted. Candidates are strongly recommended to have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their area of study with the exception of language and professional courses. Preference will be given to candidates with terminal degrees (PhDs or their equivalents) and teaching experience within a student-centered learning environment. 

The following areas are currently being reviewed:

Pre-university English Instructor (Monday through Thursday 9:30 to 2:00pm)
Classical Studies
Communications and Media Studies
Computer Science
Economics
English Composition
History
Marketing
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy
Psychology
Religious studies 

Please send a letter of application and CV to [email protected], indicating the name of the position in the subject line. All applications will be acknowledged, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted further.

John Cabot University has openings for part-time professors to teach in its Italian Master's programs. The language of instruction (except for English classes) is Italian. Please see below.

Corsi di alta formazione

John Cabot University visiona costantemente CV di docenti e professionisti per insegnare in lingua italiana nel programma dei corsi di Alta Formazione.
Saranno presi in considerazione i CV di coloro che hanno esperienza di insegnamento nelle seguenti aree: 

  • Finanza
  • Economia
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Comunicazione
  • Social media e nuove tecnologie
  • Organizzazione aziendale 

Gli interessati sono pregati di mandare un CV ed una lettera di presentazione in italiano all’indirizzo [email protected] 

Tutte le candidature pervenute saranno esaminate ma solo i candidati selezionati saranno contattati per un colloquio.  

John Cabot University, università americana in Roma, non discrimina sulla base della razza, dell’etnia, del sesso, dell’età, dell’orientamento sessuale e stato di famiglia.