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Non-tenure track appointment, University of Maryland, College Park, 2018-19

The Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a one-year, full-time position, non-tenure-track (rank open), to begin Fall 2018, possibly renewable for an additional year. The position requires a PhD in Classics at the time of appointment.

The position is for a Latinist, preferably with research interests in poetry and/or archaic Latin. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a total of five courses during the academic year 2018-19 and should be able to teach any of the following: Beginning (intensive) and intermediate Latin, Roman elegy, and advanced courses in English translation on topics such as (for example) Greco-Roman mythology, ancient slavery, Roman religion, women in classical antiquity, or classical reception. Familiarity with the pedagogy of Latin is desirable, as is prior university teaching experience and experience in mentoring and advising graduate students.

Please submit a letter of interest, C.V., the names and email addresses of three references whom we may contact, relevant syllabi, and other evidence of excellence in teaching (such as sample assignments, teaching evaluations, or statement of teaching philosophy) to Lillian Doherty, It is important to put “Job applicant” in the subject heading. Interviews will be held by video link (Skype, FaceTime or similar platform). Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Lillian Doherty,

The Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park ( offers B.A. degrees in Latin, Latin and Greek, and Classical Humanities, as well as M.A. degrees in Latin and Latin and Greek. It enjoys close ties with the Department of History, which awards the M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees in Ancient History. The University of Maryland is located four miles from Washington, D.C. and 32 miles from Baltimore, MD. The wider metropolitan area is home to many cultural and research institutions including the Center for Hellenic Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, the Walters Art Gallery, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution.

UMCP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.