Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
June 23, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Ohio Wesleyan University seeks a generalist in Classics for a one-year position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Ph.D. required. This position is approved for the 2021-2022 academic year with no guarantee of renewal. The successful candidate will teach 3 courses per semester, including first-year Latin and Classics courses in translation. Classics courses will include one lower-level and one upper-level course per semester. There may also be opportunities to offer independent studies to students interested in Latin and Classics. We seek a candidate with a commitment to the university’s DEI initiatives, which aim to diversify the faculty and student body and promote equity and inclusion in our classrooms and on campus. Candidates should be prepared to work with students in a liberal arts environment who expect close mentorship from their professors and who seek to make connections between their coursework and their own lives.

To apply, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and diversity and inclusion statement to hmcl@owu.edu. Review of applications will begin on June 23 and continue until the position is filled.

Located in the Columbus, Ohio, metropolitan area, Ohio Wesleyan is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,500 students from across the nation and world. The college’s signature program, The OWU Connection, is designed to integrate student knowledge across disciplines, consider diverse and global perspectives, and teach students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. To achieve our mission, we continually strive to foster a diverse, inclusive, and antiracist campus community, which celebrates the value of all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, color, gender identity and or expression, sexual orientation, family configuration, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, national origin, age or military status. OWU is an equal opportunity institution and seeks applications from individuals who will help us honor and strengthen our commitments to diversity, inclusion and anti-racism.

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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