Assistant Teaching Professor

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University of Missouri
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Non-Tenure-Track, Assistant Teaching Professor
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Application Deadline 
December 15, 2017

The Department of Ancient Mediterranean Studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor.  Appointment is to begin August 1, 2018 and is eligible for renewal and promotion depending on need, funding, and performance. Ph.D. by time of appointment is required.  Salary is dependent on candidate's experience and credentials.

We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated teacher/scholar who is willing to work closely with undergraduates and to promote the study of classics across the campus and the region (e.g., liaison with Missouri Classical Association). Teaching responsibilities will include Latin and Greek at all levels, classical mythology, classical literature in translation, classical civilization and cross-cultural interactions.

We welcome applications from candidates whose teaching and research areas include archaeology, history, religion, and other specializations that would complement existing department strengths. Desired qualifications include experience in digital humanities, leading study abroad classes, and an interest in developing larger lecture courses and diversity intensive courses focusing on differing social groups and social inequality. 

Application Process:

Please apply on line at: Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, cover letter, and teaching statement. Please have three letters of reference submitted directly to Christine Hudson ( Applicants may contact Anatole Mori, Chair of the Department of Ancient Mediterranean Studies ( with any questions about the job duties. Please contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.

Review of application materials will begin Dec. 15, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled. All applications will be acknowledged, and applicants will be informed when the position has been filled.

Interviews will take place at the Society for Classical Studies annual meeting in Boston, January 4-7, 2018.

Salary Range:

$40,000 - $50,000

Benefit Eligibility:

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website:

Diversity Commitment:

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students.  We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.  For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

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