Visiting Assistant Professor of the Classics (2 positions)

Hamilton, New York, United States
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Job description

The Department of the Classics at Colgate University invites applications for two one-year positions at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2017. The department seeks applicants experienced in the teaching of Latin and Greek at all levels; experience with courses on ancient civilization and/or literature in translation is also desirable. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching load is five courses per year and will include participation in the university-wide interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

How to apply

A cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and a brief writing sample must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8784. Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on February 21, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Colgate is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. With small classes, a strong emphasis on faculty-student interaction, and a residential community valuing all forms of intellectual rigor, we help students become thoughtful, critical thinkers and perceptive leaders.