Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Purdue University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
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This position is 
Application Deadline 
April 4, 2018

Purdue University

School of Languages and Cultures

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning August 2018.This is a one-year appointment.

Duties: Teach 7 undergraduate courses/AY in Classics, Greek, and/or Latin as determined byprogrammatic needs and demand.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Classics or related field by the time of the appointment. Successful standalone teaching experience in Latin or Greek and courses taught in English. Research program. Excellent communication skills in English.

Preferred: Familiarity with undergraduate classics courses such as mythology, sex/gender, Greek and Roman literature.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 4th and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of application that addresses the candidate's teaching experience and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (addressing candidate's research and teaching strengths) to Cheryl Spencer, School of Languages and Cultures, Purdue University, Stanley Coulter Hall, 640 Oval Dr., Lafayette, IN 47907-2039. Letters of recommendation must be on letterhead with handwritten or electronic signature. Address all inquiries to Professor Jennifer William at

The appointment is from August 13, 2018 through May 12, 2019.

A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University’s School of Languages and Cultures is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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