Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

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Knox College
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Visiting Professor
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The Department of Classics at Knox College invites applications for a 2-year visiting appointment starting in September 2019. The position will be two-thirds time with a teaching load of four courses over three 10-week terms (1-1-2) and compensation pro-rated accordingly. The position includes benefits. Both PhDs and ABDs will be considered. 

We are particularly looking for candidates who can offer courses in Latin at the introductory and intermediate/advanced levels, classical mythology, and Roman art and architecture.

Knox College is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a diverse environment. We are particularly interested in creative, energetic teachers of undergraduate students who can contribute to Knox College’s considerable diversity and reflect that diversity in their teaching practice. In keeping with its 182-year commitment to access, Knox actively encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

For full consideration, candidates should submit, via Interfolio

  • cover letter providing evidence of effectiveness in teaching and a description of research interests;
  • CV; and

  • three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin April 17. Please direct any questions to

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

In keeping with the college's 182-year commitment to equity and access, Knox actively encourages women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s policies that prohibit discrimination should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

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