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Reed College invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor in Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Humanities beginning August 2023. We seek to appoint a teacher-scholar with research specialties in Greek or Latin literature. The successful candidate will teach a 3–2 load, offering one course within the department each semester (one introductory language and one advanced language course), and participating in a 3-unit year-long team-taught interdisciplinary humanities course for first-year students that focuses on building skills in reading, writing, and critical thinking. The successful candidate will also advise one or two year-long senior theses. Applicants should demonstrate dedication to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level as well as research. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment.

Located in Portland, Oregon, Reed is a liberal arts college with approximately 1500 students that offers a demanding academic program for undergraduates ( Cultural diversity and inclusive educational practices are essential to the excellence of Reed’s academic program. In your cover letter, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and/or community service have supported these values. Please also discuss the ways in which your work at Reed will support the college's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements (

Application Materials

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and three recommendation letters to by January 30, 2023. Additional materials may be solicited at a later stage. The committee expects to conduct zoom interviews in February. Please contact the search chair, Prof. Nigel Nicholson (, with questions about the search.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.