Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Classics

Institution Name 
College of the Holy Cross
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
GenderStudies
This position is 
Approved/Definite

The Department of Classics at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2016-17 academic year, to begin in August. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in introductory Latin and Roman imperial history, and a course in Classics that will contribute to the College’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.  Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies.

All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a letter of application; current curriculum vitae; a statement on teaching methods that includes a description of a course that would contribute to the College’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program; transcripts (Ph.D. preferred); and two confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/about-us/mission-statement), and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/campus-life/diversity-and-inclusion.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/34340 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applications received by March 30, 2016, will receive fullest consideration.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org).

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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