Visiting Assistant Professor in Ancient Studies

Institution Name 
Scripps College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Cultural History of the Ancient World, Greek and Latin Language
This position is 
Application Deadline 
March 15, 2022





Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in Ancient Studies/Classics in 2022-2023 to teach 5 courses. The finalist will teach courses in Latin (and/or Greek), Roman culture and literature, and at least one course in the candidate’s area of research; supervise senior theses; and be expected to participate in departmental events on campus. We seek a broadly trained candidate with a critical eye on the study of antiquity and its relevance in today’s world.

Ph.D. in Ancient Studies/Classics is required by August 2022. Evidence of teaching experience and teaching excellence is also requested. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the College’s goal of improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Applicants should submit the following materials online at cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, one article- or chapter-length writing sample, and teaching portfolio (including two sample syllabi and evidence of teaching experience and excellence). 

Recommenders should submit their letters of recommendation to  For matters other than the submission of material, contact David Roselli, Chair, Ancient Studies/Classics Search Committee, at Review of applications will begin March 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Scripps College is one of the seven members of The Claremont Colleges cluster located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In keeping with its ongoing commitment to build and support a diverse and equitable academic community, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. Preference will be given to applicants committed to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

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