The Department of Italian at Yale University has been authorized to appoint a distinguished senior scholar of Renaissance Studies. We seek a gifted, leading figure in the field, one who is open and engaged in the vast spectrum of Renaissance culture. Such a figure would be an important interlocutor between Italian and the Yale Renaissance Studies Program as well as the Departments of History, Art History, Classics, Philosophy, Theater, Religious studies, and Comparative Literature. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will play a vital role in the life of the department, fulfilling leadership functions and mentoring graduate students and younger faculty in their process of professional growth. To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter, and list of publications online at <apply.interfolio.com/37821>. Deadline for submitting application is November 15, 2016. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Employer. Applications from women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged.