One Year Visiting Position in Ancient Greek History

Institution Name 
Dartmouth College
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
GreekHistory
Additional Desirable Specialties 
ClassicalArchaeology
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
April 13, 2018

The Department of Classics at Dartmouth College seeks to appoint a visiting lecturer for the 2018-2019 academic year. Candidates for this position should be specialists in ancient Greek history, with a good command of Latin. This one-year, non-renewable position requires teaching five courses over three ten-week academic quarters. The teaching assignment, which begins on 1 September 2018, will include a course on Alexander the Great, a course on historiography, a special topics course in ancient history on a subject chosen by the successful candidate, and one or more courses in introductory Latin.

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: http://classics.dartmouth.edu/

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). Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 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.

A letter of application, graduate school transcript, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be sent via Interfolio. Preference will be given to applicants with PhD in hand by 1 September 2018.  Review of applications will begin on 13 April 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should apply via https://apply.interfolio.com/49784.

Questions can be directed to Paul Christesen, Chair of the Department, at paul.christesen@dartmouth.edu.

Course Load 
5-course load over 3 quarters
Placement Year 

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