Clinical Assistant Professor of Classics

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Purdue University
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Clinical Assistant Professor
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November 12, 2018
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Purdue University

School of Languages and Cultures


The School of Languages and Cultures at Purdue University welcomes applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Classics at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana for the fall 2019 semester. Classics at Purdue is housed in the School of Languages and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts. Classics offerings at Purdue include language courses in Greek and Latin, and culture and history courses in topics such as classical world civilizations, classical literature, mythology, ancient medicine, and religion in ancient Greece and Rome.

Qualifications: PhD in Classical Studies or related field; relevant experience; familiarity with the latest scholarship in the field; and evidence of excellent teaching.

Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate will normally teach four courses per semester, which will include courses in Classics as well as courses that are part of the College of Liberal Arts’ Integrated Cornerstone first-year curriculum. There will be opportunities for program-related special assignments, such as community outreach activities, accompanied by a reduced teaching load.

The term of the initial contract is three years and is renewable. While this position is not on the tenure track, it is a full-time faculty position with benefits and a promotion ladder consisting of Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Full Professor.

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 letter of interest, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application indicating relevant experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi and course evaluations), and three letters of reference hand-signed and on letterhead to: Ms. Cheryl Spencer,

We will begin reviewing applications on November 12, 2018, and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

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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