- Participating with the Dorrance Scholarship Program (DSP) and its collaborators in program planning, curriculum development, and other activities to support the long-term success of the Program’s study/travel semester abroad.
- Serving as a faculty member for the Program’s fifteen-week (estimated) residential program in Orvieto, Italy, during both the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. The fifteen-week program will be similar each semester, with the same courses repeated in Spring 2020 for a new cohort of students. Each semester would include the following:
- Teaching 2-3 Classics courses (to be determined by DSP) in Orvieto during each semester.
- Meeting deadlines and following policies from the University of Arizona Study Abroad Office, which is a Program collaborator (e.g., syllabi, grading, etc.).
- Collaborating with other Program faculty regarding course themes, academic deadlines and expectations, and travel excursions to create a unified but interdisciplinary study experience for the students.
- Contributing academic content to a travel field guide that complements the courses offered.
- Holding office hours, mentoring, advising, and tutoring students in Orvieto.
- Chaperoning program travel excursions. In addition to travel throughout Italy, this would include travel with students and other faculty and Program staff to various European countries and to the east coast of the United States.
- Conducting lectures in-situ as appropriate (some local guides also will be used).
- Other duties as assigned
- Ph.D. in Classics or closely related field by the beginning of the Fall semester
- Professional-level English
- Experience teaching Classics at the university level
- Previous experience with study abroad programs
- Experience teaching courses on the literature, culture, art, and history of ancient Greece and Rome
- Collaborative abilities
- Organizational Effectiveness
- Curriculum Development Experience
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
(All application materials must be uploaded to the UACareers system for an applicant to receive full consideration.)
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