Visiting Assistant Professor of Ancient History

Institution Name 
Loyola Marymount University
Position Rank 
Visiting Associate Professor
Area of Specialty 
Mediterranean/Greek/Roman History
Additional Desirable Specialties 
This position is 
Application Deadline 
July 31, 2019
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The Departments of History and Classics & Archaeology at Loyola Marymount University invite applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in ancient Mediterranean history, beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses for the Department of History and 3 courses for the Department of Classics & Archaeology, as follows:

  • Fall 2019
    • CLAR 2240 Ancient Greece
    • HIST 1010 Premodern World History (2 sections)
  • Spring 2020
    • CLAR 2250 Ancient Rome
    • CLAR upper-division course (determined in consultation with department chair)
    • HIST upper-division course (determined in consultation with department chair)

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6200 undergraduates and over 3000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.

LMU seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion of justice. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.)

Ph.D. by August 2019 is strongly preferred, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Applicants should send complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, including sample syllabi, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation to For questions, contact Elizabeth Drummond at Review of complete applications will begin on May 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted by video conference beginning in late May.

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