Lecturer, Classical Archaeology-Department of the Classics (F1600016)

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time 9-month, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Lecturer in the area of Classical Archaeology, beginning August 16, 2016. The position is renewable subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance reviews. Applicants must have a PhD in Classical Archaeology, Classics, or in an immediately relevant field by August 1, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities include six courses annually, in the area of Classical Archaeology and Art.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.                        

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu. Position ID number is F1600016.  Required information includes a cover letter, CV/resume, short writing sample (15 pages), evidence of excellence in teaching (evaluations, sample syllabi, and a statement of teaching philosophy), and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.  To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by April 1, 2016; letters of reference must be received by April 8, 2016. Referees will be contacted electronically within a few days of application submission.

The University is noted for its extensive library holdings in Classics and related fields and for its museums, with excellent collections of ancient Mediterranean artifacts. The Department of the Classics also publishes the journal Illinois Classical Studies. Inquiries should be addressed to Antony Augoustakis, Chair of the Search Committee, aaugoust@illinois.edu or 217-333-7327. Additional information about the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be found at http://www.classics.uiuc.edu/.

For further information please contact slcl-hr@illinois.edu. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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