Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Classics

Institution Name 
Providence College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
October 2, 2020

The Department of History and Classics at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Classics beginning in the fall of 2021. We especially welcome applications from candidates whose scholarship explores the culture and/or literature of the Late Republican or Early Imperial Roman Eras. The ability to teach undergraduate courses on Greek and Roman history and culture, as well as all levels of Greek and Latin, is required. Competence to teach in the Development of Western Civilization program, which comprises a significant part of the regular teaching load, is also required. Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable, and candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and/or experience in working with a diverse group of students in a changing world.  Ph.D. by date of appointment is required.

Providence College, a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.

Letter of application and c.v. should be submitted electronically to https://careers.providence.edu. Deadline for completed applications is October 2, 2020.  Candidates will be asked to provide additional materials (e.g., writing sample, letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence) at later dates. A tentative timeline of the search will be provided upon initial application. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Robin J. Greene, chair of the search committee at rgreene2@providence.edu

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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