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University of Pittsburgh, Department of Classics

Visiting Lecturer Position

The Department of Classics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer position in Mediterranean Art and Archaeology, with a specialization in the civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome, as well as a broader interest in the greater Mediterranean Region. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2021 and end on April 30, 2022. The teaching load is six 3-credit courses in a two-term academic year (three courses in the fall term, three courses in the spring term). The PhD is required at the time of appointment. The department seeks a candidate who teaches and conducts research in the following areas: Greek and Roman art and architectural history, archaeological theory and methods, material culture, and ethical issues surrounding the collection and management of cultural heritage. The candidate is also expected to teach regular offerings in the curriculum such as Greek Civilization and Introduction to Mediterranean Archaeology, and to serve as an adviser for students pursuing the department’s minor in Mediterranean Art and Archaeology. The department seeks applicants who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and who have a strong commitment to Classics as a meaningful field of study in the modern world that can engage and challenge students of all backgrounds in the twenty-first century. As a member of the Pitt Classics Department the successful candidate will be expected to think and act creatively in integrating teaching, mentoring and scholarship with promoting diversity and inclusion in the classroom and throughout the University community. For additional information about the department please visit

Candidates should submit, via Talent Center,

a letter of application, CV, sample course materials and syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations), a statement about how their teaching and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three persons able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation (we do not need the letters themselves at this time, but we do need the names of recommenders). Questions may be directed to Victoria Donahoe, Faculty Actions and Recruitment Coordinator (421-383-0680, The deadline for submission of applications is July 30. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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