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The Department of Classics at Hillsdale College invites applications for a tenure-track position, beginning in August 2023. The rank is open. We are looking for a scholar with a specialization in Latin literature between 250 B.C. and A.D. 250, although applicants of other areas of specialization within the discipline of Classics will be fully considered. A passion for classroom instruction is a must.

Hillsdale College is a highly selective, small residential liberal arts college located in the lake country of southern Michigan. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement ( and include a detailed (750-1000 word) response to the mission, addressing their teaching philosophy, academic interests, and their ability to teach in light of its commitments.

The main responsibility of the successful candidate will be to teach Latin and Greek from an introductory to an advanced level, including undergraduate seminars on Latin or Greek poetry. You should also be prepared to offer engaging courses in translation on Greek and Roman civilization, aimed at both Classics majors and the general student population. The teaching load is 3/3, and all classes are at the undergraduate level. Candidates should have a PhD in Classics or have a PhD by August 2023 and must already be eligible to work in the United States.

Application Materials

Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching evaluations, response to the mission, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference via Interfolio.

Applications will be due by Friday, December 2nd.

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