Visiting Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Wake Forest University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
May 10, 2019
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The Department of Classics at Wake Forest University invites applications for a position as Visiting Assistant Professor for the fall 2019-spring 2020 semesters. We seek a classicist who is prepared and eager to teach undergraduates; the teaching load will be three courses. We look for a candidate whose interests and strengths complement those of our department.  We prefer that the candidate have the Ph.D. in hand.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, with review to begin May 10, 2019.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities, and ranked 11th in teaching among national universities. With 5,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto Pro Humanitate. For quick facts about the University, go to; and for more information about the Wake Forest teacher-scholar model, go to

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate. Please submit a letter of interest (directed to Prof. Mary Pendergraft, Chair, Department of Classics, and a curriculum vitae.

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