Two-year visiting position in Classical languages and literatures

Institution Name 
Dartmouth College
Position Rank 
Area of Specialty 
This position is 
Application Deadline 
March 20, 2018

The Department of Classics at Dartmouth College seeks to appoint a lecturer for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years. Candidates for this position should be specialists in ancient Greek or Latin languages and literatures who are prepared to teach courses in Greek and Latin at all levels as well as courses in Classical civilization. This two-year, non-renewable position requires teaching five courses over three ten-week academic quarters each year; the first teaching assignment begins on 20 June 2018. (Dartmouth is on year-round operation, and the Classics Department teaches part of its regular curriculum each summer. The teaching assignment for the summer quarter of 2018 is a large enrollment course in Classical mythology that will be team-taught with another member of the faculty.)

The post comes with competitive salary and benefits. Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. Dartmouth’s Department of Classics has nine full-time, tenure-track faculty members with a wide variety of research interests in languages, literature, material culture, and history. We maintain a vibrant academic program that enrolls in excess of 750 students each year. More information about the department can be found at:

Dartmouth has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and is one of the most diverse institutions in higher education in New England (approximately 35% of undergraduates are Asian-American, African-American, Native American, or Latino). We are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, members of racial, ethnic and religious minorities, and members of the LGBTQ community).

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Application Instructions

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be sent via Interfolio. Preference will be given to applicants with PhD in hand by 1 June, 2018.  Review of applications will begin on 20 March 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should apply to

Questions can be directed to Paul Christesen, Chair of the Department, at

Course Load 
5-course load over 3 quarters
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