The Classics Program of the Department of Classics, Humanities & Italian Studies at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a RGSCP Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate starting in August, 2023, for a two-year term. We are committed to enhancing and sustaining an educational community that is inclusive, diverse, and equitable, and cherish these values as being inextricably linked to our core mission.
Duties will include teaching three courses during the academic year (2/1), pursuing an ongoing research agenda and contributing to departmental and project programming. Minimum qualification is a PhD in Classics or a related field at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that will promote the mission of the Responsible Governance and Sustainable Citizenship Project (RGSCP), an initiative at the University of New Hampshire to promote humanistic study of ethics, citizenship, principled leadership, responsible governance and grand challenges. Among the classes to be offered in 2022–23 are: “Athens, Rome and the Birth of the United States,” “Democracies and Republics,” and “Individual and Society in the Ancient World,” but there may be opportunities to propose new courses, including those that concern diversity, social justice and multiculturalism. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching interests include personal and public ethics, political theory, democratic institutions, social justice or sustainability, as well as those who are interested in demonstrating the value of studying antiquity to illuminate issues in the contemporary world. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach Latin and/or Greek at all undergraduate levels, and will join a vibrantly interdisciplinary atmosphere in the University, the College of Liberal Arts, and the department. For more information on Classics at UNH and RGSCP, visit cola.unh.edu/chi.
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and eight miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.
Please provide a cover letter addressing the particulars of the position, a current CV, and a diversity statement by April 18, 2023. Additional material may be requested at a later date. Applicants should apply at https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/54780. Questions may be directed to CHI.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.