Visiting Assistant Professor in Classics

Institution Name 
University of Iowa
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
November 24, 2017

--- NOTE: This position was canceled by the host institution on December 11, 2017. It is no longer accepting applications and will not conduct interviews. ---

The Department of Classics at The University of Iowa invites applications for a 100%-time three-year Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin August 15, 2018. This is a non-tenure-track position. The teaching load is six courses per academic year. The successful candidate will teach courses in Latin or Greek as well as large lecture courses (approximately 175 enrollments) such as Greek Civilization, Ancient Medicine, and Classical Literature in Translation. The department also expects the candidate to develop a lecture-course for 100 undergraduates that complements current offerings and helps attract new majors. Ph.D. by time of appointment is required. Salary is dependent on candidate's experience and credentials.

For a complete job description and to apply, go to and reference requisition 71845. Electronic attachments to the online application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts(s) (official or unofficial copies). Interviews will take place at the annual conference of the Society for Classical Studies in Boston in January 2018. Applicants are also encouraged to submit evidence of teaching ability and expertise. All applications will be acknowledged, and applicants will be informed when the position has been filled.

The Department of Classics and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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