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The Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison seeks applicants for an approved one-year (2022–2023) position of Teaching Faculty of Classics. Applicants should specialize in Latin language and culture, and be able to teach courses in Ancient Greek. The teaching load will be 2/3 or 3/2. Duties will include development and delivery of undergraduate-level courses in Roman culture, Latin language, and Ancient Greek language; graduate-level course in Latin Language, and contribution to the graduate program in Classics; and participation in departmental activities.

Necessary qualifications include:

•PhD in Classics (or a related discipline) in hand by the time of appointment;

•proven ability to engage students in active, student-centered learning

•collegiality and willingness to contribute to the service needs and professional life of the department

Preferred qualifications include:

•creativity in developing courses in Classical Humanities that engage a wide and diverse audience

•experience with innovative teaching methodologies, including digital humanities

•active research profile and established involvement with professional societies

Applications will be accepted through April 15. Interested parties should apply online at with the following materials: (1) A cover letter describing their research, experience teaching, teaching philosophy, and how these will support and advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the department; (2) an up-to-date CV; (3) evidence of excellence in teaching; and (4) the names and contact information of three references. References will be contacted at a later stage of the search.

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