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Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the Department of Classics, effective July 1, 2023. The Department seeks applicants whose scholarly specialties complement but do not duplicate those of current faculty

Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses. In addition to teaching the yearlong introductory Latin course, the successful candidate is expected to teach a course in advanced Latin of their own design as well as the department’s core courses in Classics Mythology and Greek Civilization. A Ph.D. in hand is preferred. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, with evidence of support for Kenyon’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

To apply, please submit the following materials using the online application system at (1) a cover letter detailing research interests as well as teaching approaches and experience, with a focus on the courses listed above; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial graduate transcripts; and (4) the names of three references who can provide letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching abilities. Inquiries may be directed to Rachel Hoffman, Administrative Assistant for Classics, at or 740-427-5216.

Review of applications will begin April 7, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the April 7 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Applicants are invited to get an impression of the college’s beautiful campus from the website as, for reasons of expeditiousness, preliminary interviews as well as “campus visits” will be conducted remotely via remote conferencing.

Kenyon College offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes provisions for a spouse or domestic partner and for dependents. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local or federal law.

Kenyon has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website for more information.