Visiting Lecturer, Classical Studies

Institution Name 
Wellesley College
Position Rank 
Area of Specialty 
This position is 
Application Deadline 
February 28, 2018

The Department of Classical Studies at Wellesley College invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Lecturer for the academic year 2018-19. The ideal candidate will have completed the PhD by Oct. 1, 2018, and have successful experience teaching Greek and Latin. Likely teaching program of five courses per year would include Latin courses at all levels, a first year writing course and courses taught in translation. Salary competitive. Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., sample syllabi), transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Application materials should be submitted through Wellesley’s online application system at If circumstances make it impossible to submit materials online, please email The online application system will request names/email address so that recommenders or dossier services may submit the letters directly. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

Questions may be directed to Kate Gilhuly, Chair, Department of Classical Studies, at .

Course Load 
4-course load over 2 semesters
Placement Year 

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