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Lecturer in Classics, Humanities & Italian Studies

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

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Summary of Position

The Classics Program of the Department of Classics, Humanities & Italian Studies at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a Lecturer position, starting in August, 2022, for a two-year appointment with potential for renewal. The teaching load will be 3/3, with a modest service responsibility. We are committed to enhancing and sustaining an educational community that is inclusive, diverse, and equitable, and cherish these values as being inextricably linked to our core mission. The successful candidate will join a vibrantly interdisciplinary atmosphere in the University, the College of Liberal Arts, and the department. For more information on Classics at UNH and our department, visit

Additional Job Information

UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Classics or an associated field must in hand by start of appointment in August 2022 is required. Candidates must be able to teach courses in both Latin and Greek.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

We are seeking a candidate capable of teaching with distinction courses in ancient Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels, as well as general Classics courses on topics such as (but not limited to) race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, citizenship and society, and the reception of antiquity up to the present day. Applications from candidates who show promise of collaborating with our department’s programs in Italian Studies and Humanities, or with other departments in the College of Liberal Arts, are particularly welcome. The program is especially interested in candidates who, through their teaching, advising, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community and to mentoring individuals from groups under-represented in higher education.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Special Requirements

A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a cover letter addressing the particulars of the position, a CV, and a diversity statement by March 11, 2022. Finalists will be asked to provide 3 letters of reference and will be interviewed by phone or online. Additional material may be requested. Interested candidates should apply through PeopleAdmin at Questions may be directed to

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The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.