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Assistant Professor of Instruction, Classics - College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Location: San Antonio, TX

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 7799

Full/Part Time: Full Time

The Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Texas at San Antonio is hiring for a 3-year non-tenure-track appointment (with the possibility of renewal) at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction. The teaching load is 4/4 and begins in August 2022. We are seeking applicants who specialize in Ancient Greek language, culture and history with the ability to teach Ancient Greek and Latin at all levels. In addition to language instruction, teaching duties for Fall 2022 may include undergraduate courses in Classical Mythology, Antiquity on Film, or the Latin and Greek Roots of Scientific Terms. Courses taught in future terms will be determined in consultation with Classics faculty, based on the candidate's area of specialization. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching, particularly for diverse, first-generation, and non-traditional students, who make up much of the student body at UTSA, a tier 1 Hispanic-serving institution (HSI).

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more online, on UTSA Today or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn.

UTSA, situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

Posting End Date

Applications will be accepted through 11:59 PM CDT on 05/02/2022. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.


Salary Range: $42,000 annually

Hours per Week

Exempt Position: Teaching load is 4/4

Required Application Materials

The following documents are required:

• Curriculum Vitae

• Cover Letter describing research, teaching, and demonstrated work to support diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice

Materials must be submitted online at Review of applications begins May 2, 2022. For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by that date. Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jessica Nowlin mailto:(

Essential Functions

Teaching of Classics courses as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• PhD in Classics (or related discipline) by the time of the appointment.

Working Conditions

On Campus: Primary work location will be on campus

Additional Information

• UTSA is a tobacco free campus.

• This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

• Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

EO/AA Statement

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

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