Lecturer of Classical Studies (Biblical Hebrew)

Institution Name 
College of William and Mary
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Biblical Hebrew or Mediterranean Studies
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Mythology
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
May 4, 2018

The Department of Classical Studies at William & Mary invites applications for a one year, non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2018. This is a fixed-term position of one year, with possibility of renewal. We seek an individual with expertise in Biblical Hebrew who can also assist the department in expanding the scope of its curriculum beyond the traditional focus on the Greco-Roman world. The successful candidate will teach three courses a semester, to include elementary Hebrew, Mythology (which may incorporate substantial comparative and/or Near Eastern elements), and, potentially, courses dealing with other aspects of ancient Mediterranean or Near Eastern cultures, history, literature, archaeology, or religions. Preference will be given to candidates whose training and teaching experience complement the existing strengths of the department and best fit the curricular needs of the coming year.

Required: A Master’s degree is required.

Preferred: A Ph.D. is preferred at the time appointment begins August 10, 2018.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu Submit a curriculum vitae, and a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, April 27, 2018. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed, and the position will remain open until filled. Information on the degree programs in the Department of Classical Studies may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/classicalstudies/index.php

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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