Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Studies

Institution Name 
Hollins University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
March 4, 2020
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Classics and Philosophy Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Studies. This is a full-time, one-year, sabbatical leave replacement appointment with benefits beginning July 1, 2020.

The ideal candidate is an ancient historian who has the ability to teach Latin at the elementary and advanced levels. The six-course (3-3) teaching load includes elementary Latin, Roman history, Greek history, and one additional history course.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., and prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. Successful applicants must also demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching excellence and innovation at a liberal arts institution. Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion. Applications are sought from members of underrepresented populations and those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to classicssearch@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 4, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to every undergraduate student for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and guarantees access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae network.

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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