Visiting Assistant Professor / Instructor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Institution Name 
Knox College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
LatinVerse
Additional Desirable Specialties 
ClassicalArtHistory
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
August 27, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Knox College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor / instructor during the Winter and Spring trimesters of 2022 (starting January 3, 2022 through the first week of June). This position is a visiting position for two-thirds of the academic year, with full time teaching over two 10-week terms (2-2). The proposed hire begins in January 2022 with 2 courses in Winter and 2 courses in Spring, i.e. "two-thirds" of the year. The proposed teaching load is 0-2-2. There are no obligations or compensation in the Fall term

We are particularly looking for candidates who can offer courses in Latin at the introductory and intermediate/advanced levels, and Roman art and architecture.

Knox College is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. We are particularly interested in creative, energetic teachers of undergraduate students who can contribute to Knox College’s considerable diversity and reflect that diversity in their teaching practice. With over 35% of the student body identifying as American students of color and an additional 15% international students, the College seeks courses appealing and welcoming to all of Knox’s students. Experience working with diverse populations of students and a commitment to teach successfully in a multicultural environment are expected. 

Knox College provides a competitive salary and a strong benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, and access to a retirement plan.  Knox employees have free access to our recreation center and much more!  Tuition remission is also available after a two-year waiting period.  Additional information can be found on our Human Resources webpage at https://www.knox.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-benefits-and-forms.

Visiting faculty members at Knox are included in the professional and intellectual life of the College. Pay is commensurate with entry-level faculty positions at the College prorated according to two-thirds of an academic year and includes a benefits package. 

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Classics or related field expected, but strong ABD candidates will be considered. 

Candidates should submit: 

  • a cover letter addressing the candidate’s preparation for inclusive teaching at a diverse liberal arts college; 
  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • an unofficial graduate transcript;
  • three confidential letters of recommendation. 

Submission via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/91806

Review of applications will begin August 27 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to classicssearch@knox.edu.

Knox Notice of Non-Discrimination

In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. In addition, Knox College is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its accompanying regulations from so discriminating on the basis of sex.

The College official responsible for coordinating compliance with this Notice of Non-Discrimination is Kimberly K. Schrader, Title IX Coordinator. Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College's policies that prohibit discrimination and harassment should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to this Notice of Non-Discrimination and the College’s policies and procedures.

Title IX Coordinator
Kimberly K. Schrader
Old Jail 12 | Campus Box K-209
337 South Cherry Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-341-7751
Email: kschrade@knox.edu

Inquiries about the application of Title IX to Knox may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, the United States Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, or both. Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights for additional information.

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Phone: 312-730-1560
Email: ocr@ed.gov

Inquiries regarding the College’s policies regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”) should be directed to either the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources or Director of Disability Support Services identified below.

For Employees:
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Amy Chambers
Administrative Services Center 109 | Campus Box K-200
368 South Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-341-7200

Email: adchambers@knox.edu

For Students:
Director of Disability Support Services
Stephanie Grimes
Umbeck Science and Math Center E111 | Campus Box K183
340 South West Street
Phone: 309-341-7478
Email: sgrimes@knox.edu
 

Course Load 
2-2-0
Placement Year 

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