Assistant Instructor in Classics

Institution Name 
University of Pittsburgh
Position Rank 
Other
If Other, Please Specify 
Assistant Instructor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval
Application Deadline 
January 15, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The department of Classics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an Assistant Instructor position in Classics, pending budgetary approval. This is a full-time, non-tenure stream position; the initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal, and will begin September 1, 2019; the course load is three courses per term. The PhD is required. The department seeks applicants who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to Classics as a meaningful field of study in the modern world. The successful candidate will participate fully in the undergraduate Classics curriculum, teaching Greek and Latin courses at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels, and courses in translation (Civilization, History, Mythology); the successful candidate will also engage in departmental activities that support and promote the undergraduate program. 

The deadline for applications is January 15, 2019. Applications should include 1. a letter of application describing teaching and research interests, and teaching experience; in that letter please provide a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion 2. a current curriculum vitae; 3. three letters of recommendation; and 4. a teaching dossier with a sample of course materials (e.g., syllabus, assignments), and a representative selection of teaching evaluations. Upload your application materials at.https://apply.interfolio.com/57936  The position comes with a competitive benefits-package. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.  EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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