Instructor - Classics

Institution Name 
Louisiana State University
Position Rank 
Instructor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
InterdisciplinaryStudies
ClassicalArchaeology
This position is 
Approved/Definite

Job Description:

The Louisiana State University Department of World Languages, Literatures, & Cultures invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track Instructor in Classics for academic year 2021–2022. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Classical Studies or a related discipline and be able to teach Latin, Greek, and Classical Civilization courses.

Teaching responsibilities will primarily include first-year and intermediate Latin and Civilization courses, but there may be an opportunity to teach a course on a topic of your choosing. The area of specialty is open, but we would be particularly interested in a candidate whose teaching strengths complement those of our current faculty.

The appointment is 12 hours in the Fall term and 12 hours in the Spring term. (Our first-year language courses are 4 hours, and all other courses are 3 hours.)

Because our department is committed to creating and maintaining a learning environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion, we especially seek instructors from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Special Instructions:

Applications must include a CV, cover letter discussing teaching interests and evidence of experience and excellence in teaching. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to Kris Fletcher (kfletc8@lsu.edu).

A copy of your transcripts(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.  Apply here: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/0316-Campbell-B-Hodges-Hall/Instructor---Classics_R00054776 

Accepting applications until the position is filled.

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

Course Load 
3-4
Placement Year 

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