Assistant Professor of Classics (2 1-year positions)

Institution Name 
Grinnell College
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
If Other, Please Specify 
Instructor or Associate possible
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
This position is 
Application Deadline 
February 25, 2022
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of CLASSICS invites applications for two one-year appointments beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Broad training in Classics is highly desirable.  Interdisciplinary interests are welcome, including reception of the Classics.  Areas of scholarly specialization are open.  The Department provides instruction in Greek and Latin language and literature along with history, art and archaeology and a range of other courses in classical civilization.  The teaching load is five courses over two semesters.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by FEBRUARY 25, 2022. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a representative sample of scholarly writing, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Angelo Mercado, at [] or 641-269-4343.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Course Load 
5-course load over 2 semesters
Placement Year 

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