Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Union College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
GreekHistory
Additional Desirable Specialties 
DigitalHumanities
This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval
Application Deadline 
December 1, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of Classics at Union College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor that will begin in September 2022. PhD should be in hand by August 2022. Hiring is conditional on budgetary capacity. We invite applications from specialists in Greek history, with an additional specialty in Digital Humanities. Contributions to the College’s interdisciplinary programs are also welcome (e.g., Computational Methods; Data Analytics; Digital Media; Religious Studies). A full list of programs may be found here: https://www.union.edu/interdisciplinary-studies. Teaching competencies must include Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels as well as general courses in translation. We also look for evidence of an active research program. 

Union employs a trimester system, and the normal teaching load is two courses per term. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Our goal is not only to increase diversity but to support a diverse environment in which people from varied backgrounds can succeed and thrive.

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter; 2) CV; 3) a teaching statement; 4) a statement regarding experience working with diverse student populations and/or ability to contribute to a diverse community; 5) a writing sample (e.g., an article, a book chapter, or a dissertation chapter); and 6) names and contact information for three references through our online application system at jobs.union.edu. An email will be sent automatically to references requesting a letter of recommendation. Further information about Union College may be found at www.union.edu. We will begin review of applications on December 1st, 2021, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to classicschair@union.edu.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

Course Load 
2-2-2
Placement Year 

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