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The Department of Classics at Georgetown University invites applications for a three-year non-tenure-line Assistant Teaching Professor position in Greek literature and culture to begin in August 2021.

The teaching load is three courses per semester. The candidate is expected to teach courses on Greek literature and culture in translation as well as Greek language courses at all levels. The candidate may also teach Latin language courses. A PhD must be in hand by the appointment start date, August 1.

The Department is committed to building a diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages qualified candidates from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to apply.

For your application to be considered complete, submit the following by March 30, 2021:

  • CV
  • Cover letter with description of teaching experience and philosophy
  • 3 confidential letters of recommendation

Interviews will be conducted by Zoom. Additional questions may be directed to the Chair of Classics, Josiah Osgood (

To apply, please go to:

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