Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Studies

Institution Name 
Dickinson College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Ancient Worlds On Film, RomanCivilization
This position is 
Application Deadline 
April 2, 2018

The Classical Studies Department at Dickinson College seeks a classicist for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship. The specialization is in Latin language and Literature and includes teaching Latin at all levels (and Greek if necessary). Possible courses include Mythology, Roman Civilization, and Ancient Worlds on film and the position carries a five-course teaching load. Candidates need to demonstrate a record of pedagogical excellence and be able to participate fully in an interdisciplinary, Classics curriculum in line with Dickinson’s liberal arts tradition. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. A willingness to participate in the department’s dynamic co-curricular and extracurricular activities is also expected and a completed Ph.D. degree by September 2018 is preferred.

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2,300 students.  It is located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg, PA, and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. Dickinson is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body and we encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Dickinson College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Please submit electronically a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and the deadline for applications is April 2, 2018. Direct any questions regarding the position to the chair of the department, Prof. Marc Mastrangelo, at
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