Skip to main content

The Department of Classics at Columbia University invites applications for a one-year appointment beginning July 1, 2023 as a Lecturer in Discipline. The appointee will be expected to teach Latin language courses at all levels and may be asked to teach Greek language if needed. The teaching load will be five courses per year. Individuals with extensive and recent teaching experience in Latin at the college/university level and some demonstrable experience in teaching Greek are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to John Ma, Chair of Classics:

Application Materials

All applications must be submitted through Columbia University's Academic Search and Recruiting System (ASR) and must include the following materials: cv, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught (Other Document 1), student evaluations, and contact information for 3 reference providers who may be asked to provide recommendations at a later point in the search.

Apply online at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.