Liberal Arts & Sciences: Lecturer- Department of the Classics (162987)

Institution Name 
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
Position Rank 
Lecturer
Area of Specialty 
Ancient Greek language, literature, and culture
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
April 29, 2022

Lecturer

Department of the Classics

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer in the area(s) of Ancient Greek language, literature, and culture, with a start date of August 16, 2022.

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses each semester. It is anticipated that these will include a mix of courses in translation (under the CLCV rubric) and in ancient Greek (under the GRK rubric) at both the lower- and upper-levels. One fall course may be repeated in spring if enrollments allow.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must have a PhD in Classics or a related field by August 1, 2022. Candidates with at least one year of college teaching experience will be given preference.

SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

This is a full-time 9-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes benefits.  For information on benefits, please reference https://humanresources.illinois.edu/employees/new-hires/benefits.html

APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu/. Required materials include (1) a cover letter, (2) CV/resume, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. We stress that letters of recommendation need not be tailored to this job. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. To ensure full consideration, the applicant must submit all required application materials by April 29, 2022. Referees will be contacted electronically within a few days of application submission; letters of reference must be received by May 5, 2022. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email in order to schedule Zoom interviews. Full consideration will be given to applications received before the closing date.

The University has extensive library holdings in Classics and related fields, and two museums with excellent collections of ancient Mediterranean artifacts. The Department of the Classics is a vibrant community of teacher-scholars. Questions are welcome and should be addressed to Kirk Sanders, Chair of the Search Committee, ksanders@illinois.edu. Additional information about the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be found at https://classics.illinois.edu/.

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Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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