Archaeologist/Classicist Position

Institution Name 
Monmouth College
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
RomanArchaeology
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Mythology
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
April 15, 2018

Monmouth College, a selective liberal arts college, announces a one-year, part-time position in Archaeology and Classics for the academic year 2018-2019. Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include teaching one full-semester Egyptian Archaeology class and one full-semester Classical and World Mythology class in the fall, and in the spring, one full-semester Mythology: Hercules and Other Heroes class. Additionally, the candidate must teach a once-a-week archaeological lab course that is broken into four .25-credit stretches, one per half-semester of the year.  The work of the archaeological lab course is to oversee the ongoing identification, cataloguing, and accessibility of Native American artifacts within the Monmouth College North American Artifact Collection, with updating and/or creating displays of the collection one of the tasks that the lab sections could undertake.  The position requires an M.A. in Classics, Classical Archaeology, or a related field and evidence of teaching excellence. Preference will be given to those who have either earned a Ph.D. or who are close to it, and those who, in addition to their capability in handling the other classes, have experience with identifying and cataloguing lithic artifacts.

For fullest consideration, candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript (a copy or an unofficial version is perfectly acceptable), and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three people who could provide letters of recommendation if asked. Send these materials, addressed to Dr. Robert Holschuh Simmons, Chair, Archaeology/Classics Search, Monmouth College, by e-mail to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately after the position is opened and will continue until position is filled, with April 15 our anticipated closing date for applications.

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and candidates from underrepresented groups. Monmouth does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law in its employment policies.  For more information about the college, please visit www.monmouthcollege.edu. A full description can be found under Employment Opportunities.

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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