Ancient Greek/Latin/Sanskrit Lecturer

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Cornell University
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Ancient Greek, Latin and Sanskrit Language
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The Department of Classics at Cornell University seeks to appoint a Lecturer to teach beginning and intermediate (primarily undergraduate) language courses in ancient Greek, Latin and Sanskrit to begin July 2016. The appointment will be for an initial term of three academic years, with subsequent renewals possible which will be based upon performance as well as funding. It will be the responsibility of this instructor to offer six semester-long courses or equivalent per year. Normally two of these courses will be in Sanskrit and the others will be variously divided from year to year between Latin and ancient Greek. Native or near-native-level fluency in English is a requirement for this teaching position.  M.A. required, but Ph.D. preferred.  We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.  We actively encourage applications of women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities. Applications should be submitted via ( Applications should include a curriculum vitae, details on expertise and teaching qualifications in all three of ancient Greek, Latin and Sanskrit, and three letters of reference addressing the applicant’s qualifications and ability to teach ancient Greek, Latin and Sanskrit. Questions may be sent to Professor Hayden Pelliccia (, chair of the Search Committee, Department of Classics, 120 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-3201 USA. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2016.

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