Lecturer 1 in Classics

Institution Name 
University of Pittsburgh
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Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval
Application Deadline 
January 15, 2019
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The department of Classics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a Lecturer 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 serve as the coordinator for the Beginning sequence in Latin, with responsibilities for oversight of the curriculum and program development and assessment; 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; please provide in that letter 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/57938 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.

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