Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
College of Charleston
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
GreekVerse
This position is 
Approved/Definite

College of Charleston -- Charleston, SC (Greek Language, Literature, and Culture)

The Department of Classics at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Classics, beginning August 16, 2016. We seek a Hellenist, committed to teaching Greek language at all levels, as well as courses in Greek literature and culture in translation. Attention will be given to research areas that complement and enhance our current programming. The teaching load is 3/3. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses and conduct quality research. A Ph.D. in Classics is required by the time of appointment.

The Department of Classics has 8 faculty members and enjoys strong enrollments in Latin, Greek, Greek and Roman culture, history, and archaeology. Further information about the Department is available at http://classics.cofc.edu.  The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, SC. Since its founding in 1770, the College has maintained a strong liberal arts curriculum. The student body numbers approximately 12,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs combined. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU [http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/4364]. Submit online: letter of application including current and projected research agenda, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required for hiring), teaching philosophy, a sample of scholarly writing (other document), sample teaching materials (other document 2), and contact information for three reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. The reference providers will be notified once your application is complete. Review of applications will begin on December 4, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Tim Johnson, search committee chair, at johnsonts@cofc.edu. Representatives of the search committee plan to conduct preliminary on-line interviews and/or interviews at the annual meeting for the Society of Classical Studies in San Francisco, Jan. 6-9, 2016. Select candidates will be invited for on-campus interviews.

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