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The Classical & Early Christian Studies Department of Christendom College invites applications for a two-year appointment (with possibility of renewal) as Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 15, 2023. We seek a generalist who possesses a doctorate in Classics and is prepared to teach all levels of Greek and Latin language courses. We will also consider Ph.D. candidates who can demonstrate teaching excellence.

Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college dedicated to restoring all things in Christ through academic excellence and fidelity to the Magisterium. The Department of Classical & Early Christian Studies takes a rigorous philological approach to the study of both classical and early Christian literature and culture. For more information on the purpose, values, and curriculum of both the College and the department, please visit our website: (

The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester. The candidate should be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching and eager to join a community that is guided by the complementary lights of faith and reason. In accordance with the Apostolic Constitution Ex corde Ecclesiae, all faculty of the College annually profess an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium before the local Ordinary as a voluntary act.

Application Materials

Applicants should provide: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application that includes a statement of how the candidate will contribute to the Mission of Christendom College; (3) all graduate and undergraduate transcripts; (4) a sample of the candidate’s scholarly writing; and (5) three letters of recommendation which attest to the candidate’s scholarship, teaching ability, and character. All application materials or questions should be sent electronically to Prof. Andrew Beer, Chair of the Classical & Early Christian Studies Department, at

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts should also be sent directly to:

Dr. Greg Townsend

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Christendom College

134 Christendom Drive

Front Royal, VA 22630

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Christendom College does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of race, sex, color, or national origin.