Assistant Professor of Instruction

Institution Name 
Temple University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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The Department of Greek & Roman Classics, Department of History, and Temple’s Intellectual Heritage Program invite applications from candidates for a shared non-tenure-track, full-time position beginning fall 2016. This is a two-year initial appointment, with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and budgetary re-authorization.

The focus of the position is ancient history. The successful candidate will teach three or four classes each term, including survey courses in Greek and Roman history, sections of Temple’s “Mosaic” courses (a core humanities curriculum offered through the Intellectual Heritage Program), and possibly elementary or intermediate Latin or other General Education courses in Classics or History.

Evidence of successful teaching, both in language and civilization courses, is essential. Candidates should send only a cover letter, by e-mail, with curriculum vitae (as attachments, preferably in PDF format), indicating ability and experience for teaching ancient history, humanities, and classical culture and language courses at all undergraduate levels. Candidates should only send full dossiers if requested.

Address applications by email to Professor Robin Mitchell-Boyask (, chair of the search committee. Our mail address is: Department of Greek and Roman Classics, 321 Anderson Hall, 1114 W. Berks St., Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 19122. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration initial applications should arrive by May 1, 2016.

Questions and informal inquiries are welcome, and can be addressed to Professor Mitchell-Boyask, ( Information on Classics, History, and Intellectual Heritage at Temple can also be obtained from our websites,,, Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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