Visiting Assistant Professor (or Instructor) of Classics

Institution Name 
Loyola University Maryland
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Visiting Assistant Professor (or Instructor) of Classics
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Latin Literature
This position is 
Application Deadline 
May 23, 2022
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The Classics Department of Loyola University Maryland invites applications for an approved temporary one semester visiting full time affiliate position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (or Instructor) for Fall 2022. There is no expectation of the possibility of renewal at this time. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.A. or be A.B.D. in Classics or Ancient History (with Ph.D. preferred). Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate Latin and in teaching classical literature in translation is strongly desired and the promise of such excellence is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses (three lower-level Latin courses and a course cross-listed in English on Latin Literature in translation, "The Golden Age of Rome"), to contribute service to the department, and to participate in the life of the department. The successful candidate must possess an awareness of and interest in high impact practices in line with the mission of Jesuit education.

Interested candidates should visit to learn more about this position and to complete the online application. A cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references are required and may be attached at the appropriate prompt on the application. Letters of reference from three recommenders should be sent directly to: Nadine Fenchak, Administrative Assistant, Department of Classics, Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210-2699 or by e-mail to Further material will be requested from a short list of candidates at a later date. Review of applications will begin on May 23, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Loyola is a dynamic Jesuit Catholic institution in the Liberal Arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in a beautiful residential section of Baltimore with a Graduate Center in Tiimonium, Loyola enrolls 4000 students in its undergraduate programs and 2000 students in its graduate programs. Loyola strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values. The Classics department is committed to equity and inclusion and encourages applications from underrrepresented groups. Additional information is available at

Course Load 
4-course load over 1 semester
Placement Year 

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