UPDATED JANUARY 14, 2016 - NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE - Stepsay Family Post Doctoral Fellowship in Classics

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San Diego State University
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Research Fellow
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San Diego State University, Department of Classics and Humanities
Stepsay Family Post Doctoral Fellowship in Classics

The Department of Classics and Humanities at San Diego State University invites applications for a one-year appointment (renewable for a second year) for the Stepsay Family Post Doctoral Fellow in Classics. The Stepsay Fellow is designed to allow fresh post docs adequate time for research, while teaching a minimum course load in classics and mentoring students in the major.

Applicants should be prepared to teach courses in Greek and/or Latin language and literature (lower and upper division), and to offer courses in classical literature and culture. 

The Stepsay Fellow will teach one course in each semester (Fall and Spring), achieve significant progress on a research project, deliver at least one public presentation highlighting their research, and participate in the intellectual life of the department and campus. The successful appointee must have received his/her Ph.D. between July 1, 2013 and June 1, 2016.   

The appointment offers a salary of $50,000 per year and is benefits eligible. 

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. 

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/33207

Complete dossiers will include a letter of application, CV, a 1,000-word prospectus of planned research and three letters of recommendation. The dossier should be weighted towards demonstration of teaching excellence.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2016 for full consideration.

Only materials submitted via Interfolio can be considered in our initial applicant screening, including recommendation letters. Please do not submit hardcopy material to the Department or to the Search Committee. Only three letters of recommendation can be uploaded into the Interfolio system, and only by direct submission of recommenders.

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