Visiting Assistant Professor - Greek

Institution Name 
Knox College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek language, literature, and culture
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The Department of Classics at Knox College invites applications for a one year, two thirds time appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor with specialization in Greek language, literature, and culture for the 2016-17 academic year. The successful candidate will be able to teach Greek language at all levels, as well as courses in classical literature and culture in translation. Ability to teach visual and material culture will be especially welcome. The appointment may be increased to full time if the successful candidate can offer courses that contribute to Africana Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Art History, or other programs. Knox College offers three academic terms per year, with a teaching load of two courses per term.

We seek a creative, energetic undergraduate teacher. Previous experience teaching Greek is essential. Both PhDs and ABDs will be considered. Compensation is pro-rated based on a full-time faculty salary and the position includes benefits.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, transcript (unofficial is acceptable), a statement of teaching philosophy with course syllabi, one chapter-length sample of scholarly work, and three letters of reference. Submit applications and supporting material to Professor Lawrence Breitborde at Review of applications will begin April 29, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,420 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries. Our students have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with our 178-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups. For more information on Knox, visit our Web site at

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