The University of Alabama - Department of Modern Languages and Classics is accepting applications for a full-time Instructor in Classics, primarily responsible for teaching beginning-level Latin courses along with Greek and Roman Mythology. All courses will be taught in-person unless the administration decides circumstances warrant otherwise. The initial appointment will be for three years with the possibility of renewal and includes benefits. We seek a candidate who has proven pedagogical skills, particularly in Latin language instruction, and can help to recruit students and build a strong program. We are especially interested in candidates who can work with the current faculty to enhance the beginning Latin sequence and who will conduct research, preferably on Latin language pedagogy but not excluding other fields, that results in conference presentations and journal publications. The program has endowment funds in place for use as scholarships. Ph.D. in Classics or related field should be completed by August 15, 2021. Application should include a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address the candidate’s teaching. Application materials should reach the Department at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/48118, before April 30, 2021 when the review begins, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Because of COVID related travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted remotely using audio-visual technology.
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