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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS: Emory University, Atlanta, GA – 1 position

Updated with Interfolio application link

Term of appointment: September 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023

The Department of Classics at Emory University invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics for the academic year 2022-2023. We seek a dynamic, innovative scholar-teacher, with strong skills in elementary language instruction and a vision for and demonstrated facility with large lecture courses designed to introduce undergraduates to the Classical world. Course load is 2-3. Fall semester courses are elementary Latin and Ancient Cities, Spring semester courses will include a lecture course of the candidate’s choosing. The department seeks a colleague to complement existing strengths within the department, and engage with students who seek to combine the humanistic with the pre-professional in their undergraduate experience.

The successful candidate will bring a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a student population diverse with respect to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender and religion.

Applicants should submit the following materials via Interfolio. Application can be accessed at

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • Syllabus for lecture course for Spring term
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation
  • a 2-4 page teaching statement detailing experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentoring of students of diverse backgrounds

Review of applications will begin on May 18, 2022. Interviews will be conducted via Skype/Zoom.

Questions about the positions may be directed to Sandy Blakely, Chair, Department of Classics For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.