Lecturer in Classics

Institution Name 
University of Arizona
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
April 11, 2022
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Department of Religious Studies and Classics at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for a full-time Lecturer in Classics. The Department is seeking candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. The successful candidate will teach General Education courses for a diverse undergraduate student population.

The Department is seeking applicants prepared to teach undergraduate courses in classical mythology, ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, Ancient Greek, and Latin.

This is a full-time position with great benefits. This position is approved for academic year 2022-2023.

The Department of Religious Studies and Classics welcomes applicants committed to meaningfully introducing a diverse range of undergraduates to the classical world and its reception, while facilitating student achievement in reading, writing, and critical thinking. Applicants with experience teaching online are especially welcome to apply.

Duties will include teaching 4 courses per semester based on department needs:

  • Teaching at least two in-person sections of an introductory-level Classical mythology course for the University of Arizona’s General Education curriculum. Each section will count as a separate course in the instructor’s workload
  • Potentially teaching Ancient Greek and Latin
  • Potentially teaching online courses

To apply, go to to the University of Arizona position listing here (https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/9298?c=ari...). 

Please upload 3 required documents for full consideration (please do not type directly into the application system).

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter
  • Letter of application detailing the applicant’s preparation to teach classical mythology and other courses in Classics (including Ancient Greek and Latin, if applicable)
  • Within a few business days after submitting your application you will receive an email asking you to provide contact information for 3 references (do NOT click the "Submit" button until you have added all 3 references using the plus "+" sign button). Your references will then be requested to upload a letter of reference into the system. Once the 3 reference letters have been uploaded, the application will be considered complete.

The review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022. The position will be open until filled.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Course Load 
4-4
Placement Year 

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