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The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Classical Archaeology with the possibility of renewal. We seek applicants with a record of teaching, research, and publication in archaeology and material culture, who will be able to teach surveys in classical archaeology and material culture at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to complement existing faculty interests.

Teaching responsibilities will consist of three courses a semester. The successful candidate will teach Archaeologies of the Classical World and World of Greece in the fall; additional courses may include Ancient Cities, Ancient Technology, World of Rome, and Prophets, Warriors, Poets. Ability to teach undergraduate Latin is also desired.

The search committee will give priority to applications received by April 24, 2023. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Caroline Bishop at with any questions.

Application Materials

The ideal candidate will have an ongoing program of research and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Service to the department is also expected. This may include participation on MA thesis and exam committees as well as assistance with lecture planning for the Archaeological Institute of America Lubbock Society. Must have Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment. Submit a letter of application and CV online at, requisition NUMBER 33101BR. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent via Interfolio, postal service, or email Misty Rangel at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.

Texas Tech University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).