Visiting Lecturer in Classical & Early Christian Studies

Institution Name 
Christendom College
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
February 28, 2022
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Classical & Early Christian Studies Department of Christendom College invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Lecturer, beginning August 15, 2022. We seek a generalist who possesses a doctorate in Classics and is prepared to teach all levels of Greek and Latin language courses. We will also consider Ph.D. candidates who can demonstrate teaching excellence.

Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college dedicated to restoring all things in Christ through academic excellence and fidelity to the Magisterium. The Department of Classical & Early Christian Studies takes a rigorous philological approach to the study of both classical and early Christian literature and culture. For more information on the purpose, values, and curriculum of both the College and the department, please visit our website: www.christendom.edu (www.christendom.edu/classics). Or see our College Handbook.

The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester. The candidate should be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching and eager to join a community that is guided by the complementary lights of faith and reason. In accordance with the Apostolic Constitution Ex corde Ecclesiae, all faculty of the College annually profess an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium before the local Ordinary as a voluntary act.

Applicants should provide: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application that includes a statement of how the candidate will contribute to the Mission of Christendom College; (3) all graduate and undergraduate transcripts; (4) a sample of the candidate’s scholarly writing; and (5) three letters of recommendation which attest to the candidate’s scholarship, teaching ability, and character. All application materials or questions should be sent electronically to Prof. Andrew Beer, Chair of the Classical & Early Christian Studies Department, at abeer@christendom.edu.

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts should also be sent directly to:

Dr. Greg Townsend
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Christendom College
134 Christendom Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630

Please allow three business days for acknowledgment of emails. Review of applications will begin February 28, 2022. Requests for interviews will be sent out in the middle of March.

Christendom College does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of race, sex, color, or national origin.

Course Load 
4-4
Placement Year 

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