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The Department of Classical Studies at Tulane University has been approved to make a two-year non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor (VAP) with a 3-3 teaching load to begin July 1, 2022. We are seeking a broadly-trained specialist in Roman culture with the ability to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, as well as introductory civilization courses and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Teaching duties for Fall 2022 will include 2 sections of Roman civilization and Introductory Latin (with more flexibility in subsequent semesters). The VAP will be provided with an office, a computer, moving expenses up to $1000, and access to funds for conference attendance. The Ph.D. is required by June 30, 2022. Applicants should apply via Interfolio ( with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a representative writing sample (c. 25 pages). The search committee will commence its initial screening of applications on April 30, 2022. We will interview select candidates via Zoom. Please direct any inquiries to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Allison Emmerson ( or to the Department Chair, Prof. Ryan Boehm ( For more information about the department, please visit our website.

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