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Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Classical Studies invites applications for one (1) one-year, non-tenure-track appointment as Instructor, beginning Fall 2020. The Department of Classical Studies offers undergraduate majors in Classical Civilization, Greek, and Latin, and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, and contributes to the training of graduate students in the humanities in the ancient languages. For information about the department, please visit

Teaching responsibilities will include Latin and literature-in-translation courses. The teaching load for one-year instructors is 4-4.

The candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Classics with solid general expertise. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to They should also provide evidence that attests to their teaching performance and experience, and the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Written inquiries about the position can be sent to Laura Gawlinski, Ph.D., Chair, at

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at

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