Instructor in Classics

Institution Name 
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Position Rank 
Instructor
Area of Specialty 
Classical Languages and Literatures
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
December 15, 2017

Beginning Academic Year 2018-2019; rank I-2, temporary, non-tenure track; annually renewable contingent upon performance, need and availability of funding. Must be available to start on August 13, 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teach 12 credits per semester (24 credits per year) of ancient languages and classical literature and culture in translation.  Serve on committees, advise students, and other assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

1.MA. in Classics or a closely related field;

2.Demonstrated evidence of successful teaching in ancient languages and literature and culture in translation at the college or university level.

Desirable Qualifications

1.PhD in Classics or a closely related field;

2.Experience in the revitalization of Greek and Latin language curricula and instruction;

3.Promotion of a Classics program at the undergraduate level;

4.Teach interdisciplinary coursework, e.g. in Sanskrit language; linguistics, religion, history, or archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean world;  

5.Ability to develop and teach on-line courses.

To apply:

Email the following materials to Dr. Robert Littman, Chair of Classics (classics@hawaii.edu) by December 15, 2017: 1) letter of application describing how you meet the minimum and desired qualifications, 2) current CV, 3) evidence of outstanding teaching ability (e.g. student evaluations; teaching observation reports), 4) copy of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), and 5) names, e-mails and contact phones of three professional references (do not send letters of recommendation at this time).  Inquiries: Dr. Littman to the email address above. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please see full ad located at University of Hawaii Work at UH website:  http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/27792/4610592/1/postdate/desc

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Course Load 
4-4
Placement Year 

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