Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Randolph-Macon College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Ancient Greek and Roman History
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Greek and Latin Languages
This position is 
Application Deadline 
November 15, 2017

Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA

Ancient History:  Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2018.  Ph.D. in hand by that date and evidence of teaching excellence are strongly preferred. 

Randolph-Macon is a selective, residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont in Ashland, Virginia, 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington, DC. The successful applicant will have an understanding for a coeducational, collegial, undergraduate, liberal arts environment. The annual seven course teaching load (3-1-3) will require the ability to teach: 1. Greek and Roman History 2. Greek and/or Latin at all levels, and 3. other general education classics and/or history courses in translation. Areas of specialization are open, but the candidate must be prepared to respond to the needs of both the departmental and general education programs.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests in one PDF document via email to Prof. Elizabeth A. Fisher c/o Ms. Mimi Carter at In addition, please send or have sent up-to-date transcripts and three current letters of recommendation. Information about the Classics Department can be found at: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in January at the meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Boston, MA.

Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

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