Lecturer, Classics

Institution Name 
The University of Arizona
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
June 14, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Department of Religious Studies and Classics at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for a Lecturer in Classics for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a full-time position with benefits, beginning 08/19/2019. 

The Department is seeking candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. The successful candidate will teach General Education courses for a diverse undergraduate student population. The initial duties will consist primarily of teaching sections of introductory-level Classical mythology courses for the University of Arizona’s General Education curriculum. The initial teaching load likely will include one online Classical mythology course during an accelerated session (10/17/2019 – 12/11/2019), as well as at least one in-person Classical mythology course held during the regular semester (08/26/2019 – 12/11/2019). Resources are available at the University to assist in developing the online course before its launch in October 2019. The Department of Religious Studies and Classics welcomes applicants committed to meaningfully engaging students in exploring the Classical world and its reception, while facilitating student achievement in reading, writing, and critical thinking.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

More information and application instructions can be found at http://uacareers.com/postings/36992. The review of applications will begin on June 14, 2019. Please note that when completing an application on UACareers, applicants will be asked to submit contact information for three references. Upon submitting the application, UACareers will send an automated email to references requesting letters of recommendation.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Course Load 
4-4
Placement Year 

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