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Wabash College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor of Classics to begin July 1, 2024. Candidates’ primary scholarly expertise should lie in the Greek world; preference will be given to those specializing in Greek history or material culture who demonstrate competence and interest in teaching Greek and Latin languages and literatures at all undergraduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Greek and Latin at all levels, Greek History, special topics courses that complement and enrich our other course offerings, and all-college courses such as Freshman Tutorial and Enduring Questions. Course load is 3-3. Ph.D. is required by time of appointment.

We will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, evidence of successful teaching, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and email addresses for three people who will submit confidential letters of recommendation online. We also request two brief statements about: 1) your teaching philosophy, and 2) how you can help to diversify the Wabash Classics curriculum and the broader campus community.

In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting faculty from all backgrounds, including academically and culturally diverse faculty. More than 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives.

Salary and benefits are competitive and include institutional support for professional development. Information about the Classics Department can be found here: Questions should be directed to Rachel Barclay, Academic Administrative Coordinator for the Classics Department:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.