Instructor, Classics

Institution Name 
Arizona State University - School of International Letters and Cultures
Position Rank 
Instructor
Area of Specialty 
Language and Literature
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Mythology
Ancient Greek and Roman Civilization
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
March 10, 2022

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time Instructor in Classics. The successful candidate will teach online, in-person, and/or hybrid undergraduate courses on topics such as language and literature in both ancient Greek and Latin; ancient Greek and Roman civilization; and classical and world mythology. They will hold office hours and work closely with the program director and coordinators to prepare class materials and assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16-May 15). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2022.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Minimum Qualifications:
 M.A. in Classics or related field, by time of appointment.
 At least one year of experience in higher education teaching classical languages and cultures.

Desired Qualifications:
 Ph.D. in Classics or related field by time of appointment.
 Experience teaching online.
 Experience teaching large enrollment courses.
 Experience teaching lower-division classical language courses.
 Experience supervising TAs or graders.
 Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations

Application Instructions
Applicants should apply online at https://apply.interfolio.com/101837. Please submit the following:
1. Cover letter which outlines how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications and the
candidate’s teaching philosophy.
2. Curriculum Vitae.
3. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion
will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
4. Student evaluations from 2-3 relevant courses.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Candidates who advance to the interview stage will be asked for two letters of recommendation which speak to their teaching ability. Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair at Britta.Ager@asu.edu. The initial application deadline is March 10, 2022; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

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medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage (https://cfo.asu.edu/DEI).

Course Load 
5-4
Placement Year 

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