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Lecturer, Classics

The Department of Classics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full‐time Lecturer position. This is a non‐tenure track position, renewable annually upon performance. Teaching load is 4/4 courses per year. Instructional duties will consist primarily of introductory courses in ancient culture and myth, as well as introductory and intermediate courses in Latin and / or Greek. There will be occasional opportunities to teach more advanced undergraduate courses, depending on the areas of expertise of the candidate and the needs of the program. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2021. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Classics or a related field in hand at the time of appointment. Applications showing evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to diverse, innovative, and rigorous pedagogical approaches to classical antiquity and its reception are especially welcome.

Applications should be submitted online at The following documents are required attachments: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than one page), unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, sample syllabi (other document #1), and copies of course evaluations (other document #2). Candidates will also need to provide the names and email addresses of three references.

Questions related to this position may be directed to Dr. Erika Hermanowicz, Search Committee Chair, at To assure full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 15, 2021. Because of the global COVID pandemic, all interviews for this position will be conducted remotely via Zoom.

The University of Georgia, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and its many units are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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