Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
The College of Wooster
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

CLASSICAL STUDIES OR ANCIENT HISTORY — The Department of Classical Studies at The College of Wooster invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for spring semester 2019. The teaching load will be three courses and will include Latin language, Ancient Greek History, and a Special Topics course in Ancient History. Ph.D. in Classics or Ancient History required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.  The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum as well as on campus and in the broader community.  The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (20% domestic students of color and 11% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

Questions may be sent to Dr. Josephine Shaya, Chair of the Department of Classical Studies (jshaya@wooster.edu). Review of applications will begin on August 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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