Lecturer

Institution Name 
University of Maryland, College Park
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
GenderStudies
Mythology
ClassicalReception
AncientReligion
This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval

The Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a one-year, full-time position at the rank of Lecturer, non-tenure-track, to begin Fall 2016, possibly renewable for an additional year.  The position requires a PhD in Classics at the time of appointment. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a total of five courses during the academic year 2016-17 and should be able to teach any of the following:  Beginning and Intermediate Latin, Beginning and Intermediate Greek, and advanced courses in English translation on topics such as (for example) Greco-Roman mythology, classics and film, Roman religion, women in classical antiquity, or classical reception with a focus on ancient Greece or Rome.  Familiarity with the pedagogies of Latin and Greek is desirable, as are research interests in Greek and Roman literature and culture. 

Please send 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, Ldoherty@umd.edu. It is important to put “Lecturer” in the subject heading.  For best consideration, submit all application materials by February 1.  Interviews will be held by video link (Skype, FaceTime or similar platform).  Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Lillian Doherty, Ldoherty@umd.edu.

The Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park (www.classics.umd.edu) 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.

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