Visiting Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Tulane University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
March 1, 2021
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The Department of Classical Studies at Tulane University has been approved to make a one-year non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor (VAP) to begin July 1, 2021. We are seeking a well-trained classicist with experience teaching mythology, Latin and/or Greek language, and at least one course in the candidate’s area of specialization. Teaching duties for Fall 2021 will include 2 sections of mythology and one classical studies course in translation (TBD, see our course list for examples) with a similar arrangement for the spring. The VAP will be provided with an office, a computer, moving expenses up to $1000, and access to funds for conference attendance. The Ph.D. is required by June 30, 2021. Applicants should apply via Interfolio ( with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation, and a representative writing sample (c. 25 pages). The file names of all uploaded documents should begin with the candidate’s surname. The search committee will commence its initial screening of applications on March 1, 2021. We will interview select candidates via Zoom, yet the advertising and search process will remain active until the position is filled. Please direct any inquiries to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Ryan Boehm ( or to the Department Chair, Prof. Susann Lusnia (, Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698. For more information about the department, please visit our website.

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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