Sessional Instructor

Institution Name 
University of Victoria
Position Rank 
Instructor
Area of Specialty 
GreekHistory
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Mythology
AncientReligion
Greek Grammar, Greek Literature
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
March 15, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies invites applications for a Sessional Lecturer to teach Greek Civilization, ancient Greek, Greek and Roman Mythology, and Greek and Roman Religion.  The position also offers the opportunity for the successful applicant to design her or his own course on a topic in Greek and Roman Civilization. The successful applicant will be expected to teach six courses over two semesters. Applicants should hold a PhD, show potential for success as a university professor, and have demonstrable skill and enthusiasm in teaching a broad range of courses in Classical Studies:

Fall 2019:

            GRS 101                    Greek Civilization

            GREE 201                  Advanced Greek Grammar

            GRS 326                    Topics in Greek and Roman Civilization

Spring 2020:

            GRS 200                    Greek and Roman Mythology

            GREE 202                  Introduction to Greek Literature

            GRS 381                    Greek and Roman Religion

Please send (by e-mail) a letter expressing interest in the position. Include evidence of innovative teaching and experience, a complete CV, and a teaching reference to: Ingrid Holmberg, Chair, Department of Greek and Roman Studies ingrid@uvic.ca before March 15, 2019.  A decision should be made soon after.

These appointments are within CUPE, local 4163 (Component 3), Sessional Lecturers certification. The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and aboriginal persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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