Visiting Assistant Professor in Classical Studies 

Institution Name 
University of California, Riverside
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
This position is 
Application Deadline 
August 7, 2017

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor in Classical Studies 

Starting Date: Winter Quarter instruction begins January 8, 2018; Spring Quarter ends June 15, 2018 

Salary: Present salary per course is $ 10,000.00 (100% employment). Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance. (Pending budget approval) 


Minimum requirements are a PhD Degree in Classics; advanced knowledge of Classical Latin and Greek as well as teaching experience in a University context. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching all levels of Latin and Classical civilization at an American university. 

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.


Duties will consist of the instruction of 2 courses in winter 2018, and 2 courses in spring 2018 pending enrolment and funding. The successful candidate will teach a Latin author at the advanced level (LATN 101), a Greek author at the advanced level (GRK 101), and a lower-division and an upper-division course in Classical Greek and Roman civilization. Duties also include research, contributing to service associated with membership in departmental program committees, and graduate student mentoring. Reappointment is possible; excellence in language teaching is required. 

Application Procedure: 

Please provide cover letter, CV, teaching statement, sample syllabus or syllabi, teaching evaluations, statement of contribution to diversity and 3 letters of recommendation. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system: Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please use the APRecruit system to have your recommenders upload them directly. 

Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries”. The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by August 7, 2017. We are looking to fill the position by the end of August or early September.

Department Contact person – Prof. John Kim:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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