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The Department of Classics at Northwestern University invites applications for a teaching-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction in Classics starting September 1, 2023. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefits eligible position. The successful candidate will teach a combination of language courses in both Latin and ancient Greek, as well as undergraduate courses in translation. Superior language skills, teaching experience, and evidence of pedagogical innovation are indispensable for the position. A record of community outreach, involvement in a study abroad program, and expertise in ancient popular culture, everyday life, or race in antiquity are highly desirable. This position carries a teaching load of six quarter-long courses. Our program values engagement in public conversation and interdisciplinary collaboration and is committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged. A doctoral degree is required by the time the appointment begins.

Application Materials

In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2022. Applicants should submit the following materials: (1) A cover letter; (2) A curriculum vitae; (3) A one-page teaching statement; (4) A one-page diversity statement; (5) Evidence of teaching excellence, including sample syllabi (required), course evaluations (required), and video-based evidence of teaching or public speaking (optional); (6) A one-page research statement; (7) Three letters of recommendation. Please submit materials electronically through the application link available on our website, Inquiries may be directed to

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.