Assistant Professor of Classical Civilizations

Institution Name 
Gonzaga University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
November 19, 2018
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The Classical Civilizations Department at Gonzaga University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of ancient Greek literature and culture. We seek an individual with a strong generalist background (although a specialty in prose is welcome), who will be expected to teach Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels, courses in Greek and Roman culture, literature-in-translation, and mythology. Experience in teaching First Year Seminars, Study Abroad, and/or New Testament Greek is considered an asset but not essential. Teaching load is 3/3. The university’s College of Arts and Sciences requires coursework in foreign language as part of its strong liberal arts curriculum; faculty are expected to contribute to both the University Core and to incorporate the university's distinctly Jesuit, Catholic, and humanistic mission into their pedagogy.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Classics or related discipline
  • Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching
  • Evidence of active commitments to scholarship and professional participation in the field

Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit our website at: Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailedcurriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, no more than two-pages in length that addresses how the candidate would contribute to the College’s goal of inclusive excellence in teaching, and (4) a one-page statement detailing how the applicant’s background and goals align with this Classics faculty position job description  (including how they would complement or expand our program) and the mission of Gonzaga University. As part of the online application process, candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three letters of recommendation. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. David Oosterhuis, Chair, Department of Classical Civilizations, Position closes on TBD, midnight, PDT. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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