Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Kenyon College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year position with the possibility of renewal for a third year in the Department of Classics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2016.

Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses per year. Candidates must be qualified to teach both Greek and Latin at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. In addition, we seek a colleague with a strong interest in teaching our established courses in translation as well as a special topic course of the candidate’s own devising. A Ph.D. in hand is preferred, but not required. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching.

To apply, please submit the following materials using the online application system (job number is 492348) at (1) a cover letter detailing teaching approaches and experience as well as research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate transcripts; and (4) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching abilities. Inquiries may be directed to April Farmer, Administrative Assistant for Classics, at or (740) 427-5657.

Review of applications will begin March 7, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 7 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Preliminary interviews will be held by telephone or Skype. On-campus interviews will follow.

Kenyon College offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes provisions for a spouse or domestic partner and for dependents. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates. 

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