Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor Classics Spring 2020

Institution Name 
Gettysburg College
Position Rank 
If Other, Please Specify 
Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Race and Ethnicity Studies; History
This position is 
Application Deadline 
October 24, 2019

One-Semester Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor Classics
Spring 2020

The Classics Department at Gettysburg College is authorized to seek a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor for a one-semester, full-time position (4 courses), for Spring 2020, to teach the following courses: a combined 200/300 Latin course (poetry preferred); Constructions of Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World (200 level, cross listed with History); and two of the following courses: Alexander the Great to Cleopatra (100 level, cross listed with History); Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece (200 level cross-listed with WGS); or Classical Mythology (100 level).


Ph.D. or ABD in Classics or Ancient History and evidence of successful teaching. We seek an instructor who has a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts environment and strongly encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.


Applicants should send a cover letter describing their teaching philosophy and experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three professional references who can address the candidate’s teaching. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically.  Please visit our website to submit your electronic application:

Send inquiries to Dr. GailAnn Rickert, Chair, Department of Classics:   Review of applications will begin October 24, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Skype interviews will be arranged for selected candidates.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Course Load 
4-course load over 1 semester
Placement Year 

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