Instructor in Classics and Ancient Studies

Institution Name 
Eckerd College
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Application Deadline 
February 15, 2019
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Eckerd College invites applications for the position of Instructor of Classics and Ancient Studies, a one-year renewable contract position beginning September 2019. We seek a broadly trained classicist, ancient historian, or classical archaeologist with an interest in teaching in an innovative, small liberal arts college environment. A Ph.D. in classics or an affiliated field is required.

The candidate will teach five courses per academic year. The candidate must be able to teach elementary, intermediate, and advanced-level Latin and ancient Greek, ancient history, and topical courses in the candidate’s area of interest. Candidates with an area of specialization in ancient medicine or ancient science and technology are particularly welcome. The candidate will also be expected to serve on comprehensive exam committees and to offer independent study courses when necessary. Because of Eckerd’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, a firm commitment to rigorous, innovative pedagogy is essential. 

Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Submit a letter of application, CV, recent teaching evaluations and sample syllabi, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three letters of recommendation to:

Review of applications will begin on 15 February 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Heather Vincent, Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College. EOE. Applications from women/minorities encouraged.

Eckerd College will not discriminate in employment, including hiring and all other conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by local, state, or federal law. Eckerd College operates within the regulation of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; and the requirements of any other local, state, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination.

Course Load 
5-course load over 2 semesters
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