Visiting Lecturer in Classical Studies

Institution Name 
Trinity College
Position Rank 
Other
If Other, Please Specify 
Visiting Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
GreekProse
Additional Desirable Specialties 
InterdisciplinaryStudies
AncientScience/Medicine
ClassicalReception
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
February 15, 2020

Trinity College in Hartford, CT invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer position open to early-career scholars (no more than four years past the date of PhD conferral), beginning July 1, 2020. The position has a 2/2 course load and involves some departmental service, as appropriate to learning what is entailed in fostering the "life of the department" at a small liberal arts college. After the first year, the position may be renewed for a maximum additional two years.

We seek candidates with experience teaching Greek and/or Latin, and Classical Studies courses in translation; teaching experience as the instructor of record is helpful but not required for this position. Candidates with PhD in hand and one or more of the following specializations will be preferred: historiography; political biography; geography; environmental change; human migration; slavery; the reception of classical antiquity in contemporary studies of human rights and/or video-game culture. Candidates must be willing to develop a strong commitment to teaching excellence in an undergraduate liberal arts environment; experiential learning is an emerging priority at Trinity.

Interested applicants may submit a letter of application (touching on your research, teaching, and service), CV, a writing sample (15-20 pp.), sample course syllabus for a representative class  you would like to teach (including one sample assignment), and contact information for three individuals who will submit confidential letters of reference. Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer. Please direct any questions to Wendi Delaney (wendi.delaney@trincoll.edu), Administrative Assistant for the Classical Studies Department.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted by February 15, 2020.

Candidates considered for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require an H1-B visa cannot be considered for this position. Applicants who require sponsorship for visas other than an H1-B visa will be required to pay all costs associated with visa applications.

To apply please click here: http://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2075

Trinity is a liberal arts college located in, and deeply engaged with, Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Our 2,200 students come from all socio-economic, racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds across the US, and 17 percent are international. Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting and supporting faculty who fully represent diversity in the United States.

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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