Visiting Assistant Professor of Archaeology and Classics

Institution Name 
Sweet Briar College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
ClassicalArchaeology
This position is 
Approved/Definite

Sweet Briar College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in archaeology and classics, beginning in mid-August 2018. The strongest candidate will hold the Ph.D. in classical archaeology or a closely related field. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience teaching undergraduates Latin, but it is not required. The candidate must be competent to teach Roman and Greek civilization courses at the 200-level to both majors and non-majors.The candidate will teach three courses during both the fall and spring twelve-week terms (September 17-December 14, 2018; and January 15-April 15, 2019).

Candidates ready to work with a diverse student body are especially welcome.  Sweet Briar prides itself on creating a learning environment that encourages young women to fulfill their highest potential.  Leadership in all walks of life is fostered by the special connections our faculty make with their students, and Sweet Briar women translate their academic experiences into interesting and important lives.

Required Qualifications:

·     The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D.; 

·     Experience teaching Latin preferred; and

·     Competent to teach Roman and Greek civilization courses at the 200-level.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent in a single PDF file by email to classicalarchaeology@sbc.eduand should include: 1) a Sweet Briar College employment application; 2) cover letter; 3) CV; and 4) the names and full contact information for three professional references.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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