Assistant Professor (Instructional)

Institution Name 
Temple University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
December 15, 2018
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The Department of Greek & Roman Classics invites applications from candidates for a non-tenure-track, full-time position for the 2019-20 academic year. The focus of the position is Greek history and material culture; an additional interest in connections with the ancient Near East would be welcome but not necessary. 

The successful candidate will teach four courses in the fall and three in the spring. The fall schedule will consist of two sections of Race in the Ancient Mediterranean (General Education), an Honors General Education course (Greek Theater or Ancient War Games: Sport and Spectacle), and intermediate Latin. The spring schedule will consist of two sections of Greek history and Greek 2 or Latin 2.While no formal service is expected for this position, the appointee will be expected to participate in the full range of departmental activities.

Successful teaching experience is essential, both in civilization and language courses. Applicants with the doctorate in hand are preferred, but ABDs with strong teaching records and a scheduled dissertation defense will be considered as well. Candidates must already be authorized or eligible to work in the USA. 

At candidates should initially only submit a cover letter, with curriculum vitae, indicating ability and experience for teaching the courses specified above. The letter should include a statement of approach or approaches to language pedagogy. The c.v. should contain the names of the candidate’s references. Candidates should not submit additional materials unless requested directly.

Address any questions to Professor Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration initial applications should arrive by December 15th, 2018. Initial interviews will occur on Skype or Facetime during the middle of January. Information on Classics at Temple can also be obtained from our website,

Temple University values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university.  Temple is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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