Visiting Assistant Professor in Greek or Roman Archaeology

Institution Name 
Trinity University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Greek or Roman Archaeology
Additional Desirable Specialties 
DigitalHumanities
Mythology
Archaeological Fieldwork
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
March 22, 2022
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Department of Classical Studies at Trinity University invites applications for a one-year, full-time appointment in Greek or Roman Archaeology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022.  

We are looking to hire an active researcher in the field of Greek or Roman Archaeology, broadly defined. The successful applicant will be teaching 3 courses per semester, including Introduction to Classical Archaeology and Classical Mythology. An ability to teach Latin or Ancient Greek at the intermediate level is preferred, but not required. Candidates are expected to have a high aptitude for undergraduate teaching and mentoring and a strong commitment to the mission of a thriving liberal arts program, including a demonstrated commitment to Trinity’s value of intentional inclusion.  We will prioritize candidates who have connections to an active archaeological site and can offer students opportunities to participate in the excavation. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Classical Studies, Archaeology, or a related field by the start of the appointment.

A complete application will include a letter of application that addresses the candidate’s qualifications and interest in the position, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., syllabi, evaluations), and three letters of recommendation.  The teaching statement should include a section that discusses the candidate's experience with active and inclusive pedagogy. Please send this material by email attachment to classics@trinity.edu .

Review of applications will begin on March 22 and continue until the position is filled.

Trinity University is a liberal arts university of 2,500 undergraduates in San Antonio, Texas.  Classical Studies at Trinity is a highly interdisciplinary and collegial undergraduate department with ties to Art History, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, History, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology and Anthropology, Theater, and Women and Gender Studies.  The Department has six full-time faculty; you can find out more about the department on our website: https://www.trinity.edu/academics/departments/classical-studies

Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws. 

 

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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