Visiting Assistant Professor, Classics

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Furman University
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Visiting Assistant Professor
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Furman University announces a two-year position at the level of visiting assistant professor to begin August 2016. We seek a broadly trained classicist who can teach Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will teach the introductory and intermediate sequence of Greek and the introductory sequence in Latin, as well as Classics courses in translation. We especially welcome candidates with a thoughtful approach to language pedagogy in a liberal arts context. The teaching load is five courses per year divided over two semesters. The Classics Department at Furman University provides a supportive environment for a scholar interested in a liberal arts environment where teaching and scholarship are highly valued. PhD must be in hand by the start of the appointment.

You can learn more about our department by visiting The deadline for application is December 15, 2015. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to We will conduct interviews at the SCS meetings in San Francisco or arrange Skype interviews for candidates who will not be in San Francisco.

Furman University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. With a residential undergraduate student enrollment of 2650, it is located in Greenville, SC on a 750 acre campus. The university employs approximately 250 faculty and 500 staff and is nationally acclaimed for its academic excellence and campus beauty. Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity within its community.

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