Visiting Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Colgate University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Mythology
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
June 22, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of the Classics at Colgate University invites applications for an approved one-year position at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2021. The department seeks applicants experienced in the teaching of Latin and Greek at all levels; experience with courses on classical mythology, ancient civilization, and literature in translation is also desirable. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching load is five courses per year and will include participation in the university-wide interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and a brief writing sample must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18667. Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on June 22, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at https://upstate-ny.hercjobs.org/.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.  Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Course Load 
2-3
Placement Year 

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