Visiting Appointment in Classics and Humanities

Institution Name 
Reed College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
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This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval

Reed College invites applications for a possible one-year visiting appointment in Classics and Humanities beginning August 2016. We are seeking a classicist with a strong background in Greek and Latin literature. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. The appointee will teach Greek and Latin language and literature courses, advise senior theses, and may teach in Reed’s first-year Humanities course, which focuses on the Ancient Mediterranean World. Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand or near completion by fall 2016. Applications should include a cover letter describing teaching and scholarly interests, CV, and three letters of recommendation. Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your letter of application, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Reed College's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement ( The Classics Department is using Interfolio to collect applications; for more information and application instructions, see All application materials must be received by January 31, 2016. We will begin to contact candidates for interviews in mid- to late February.  For further information about this position, please contact Professor Walter Englert ( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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