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The Department of Classics at Williams College invites applications for a visiting three-year appointment to begin July 1, 2024. The visitor will fill in for faculty members going on leave in successive years, and thus should be prepared to teach Greek and Latin language courses at all levels as well as additional courses that will support and enrich our existing curriculum in classical studies. (For recent offerings, please see the Williams course catalog The annual course load will be either 2-2 or 3-2 and may vary over the term of the appointment. A successful candidate will exhibit a commitment to outstanding and inclusive undergraduate teaching and will address in their letter of application their capacity for working effectively with a population of students, staff, and faculty that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. The successful applicant is expected to have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2024.

Application Materials

Applications received by Friday, February 2, 2024 will receive full consideration, though review of applications may continue until the position is filled. Via Interfolio, candidates should submit a letter of application explaining their interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at

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Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website for additional information on mentoring and professional development opportunities available to faculty, including participation in the college’s professional development program First3, access to a number of online NCFDD resources, and support through the newly established Rice Center for Teaching. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.