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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Classics

The Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS) of The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor position (non-tenure-line track) in Classics for the 2022-2023 academic year. This is a limited-term, 36-week appointment (two academic semesters), to begin August 15, 2022. Responsibilities will include teaching six courses (three per semester), including some or all of the following: CAMS 25 Greek Civilization, CAMS 33 Roman Civilization, CAMS 45 Classical Mythology, Latin 203 Latin Reading and Composition. The successful candidate will be expected to promote and advance the department's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We especially welcome applications from members of underrepresented communities.

Minimum requirements include a Master's degree in relevant area at time of appointment, appropriate teaching experience, and evidence of high quality of teaching. Ph.D. preferred. Rank will be determined based on education and qualifications.

To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically at… and must include a formal letter of application, detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a current curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence; and contact information for three references. Applications received by July 1, 2022, will be assured of consideration; however, all applications will be considered until the position is filled.

In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Mathias Hanses (

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