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The Kansas State University Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a one year full-time Teaching Assistant Professor of Classical Studies (possibility of renewal pending budgets and enrollment). Responsibilities will include serving as interim director of the Classical Studies program; teaching a total of 6 courses over the academic year, including courses in Latin language instruction, Classical literature in translation, and ancient history; supervising a graduate teaching assistant and undergraduate student workers; and contributing to departmental service initiatives. The candidate’s letter should address experience working with diverse student populations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or ABD in Classical Studies or a related field
  • Successful candidates will value multicultural perspectives in teaching and service.
  • Ability to teach Latin, literature in translation, and history courses at all levels of our curriculum.
  • Ability to work autonomously to direct the Classics program within a department of Modern and Classical languages.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. obtained by August 2024
  • Passion for program building and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Experience with or well-developed ideas about pedagogical innovation and diversity in teaching Latin and Classical Studies.
  • Ability to deliver a course on topics related to Gender and Sexuality, ancient Race and Ethnic Identities, the History of Science, or the History of Medicine, or to design a course pertaining to the candidate’s specialization.
  • Ability to teach all levels of ancient Greek or other ancient or modern languages.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Application Materials
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.