Visiting Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Hamilton College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
DigitalHumanities
Mythology
ClassicalReception
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
February 1, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Classics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin on July 1, 2019. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand or be in the very last stages of completing the dissertation. They should display evidence of accomplished teaching and a record of scholarship or strong scholarly promise. Hamilton is a distinguished liberal arts college with very competitive salaries and a teaching load of five courses per year. Applicants should be prepared to teach all levels of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies. Applicants should also possess the ability to make creative use of digital pedagogy. Hamilton College believes that diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a statement about how they would engage and sustain Hamilton’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. They should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at  http://apply.interfolio.com/57738. Materials sent to Interfolio should be addressed to Shelley Haley, Chair, Classics Department, Hamilton College. Please submit via email any questions you may have to shaley@hamilton.edu. The application deadline is February 1, 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by Skype in February; on-campus interviews will be conducted in early March or early April.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners.

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community (www.hamilton.edu/diversity). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Course Load 
2-3
Placement Year 

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