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The Department of Classics at Davidson College invites applications for a one-year position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level with a start date of July 1, 2024. Completion or imminent completion of the Ph.D. in classics or a closely related field is required, and undergraduate teaching experience is preferred. The department welcomes candidates who are invested in language pedagogy and who have demonstrated enthusiasm for and expertise in Latin and Greek literature. The teaching assignment will consist of two courses in Latin, one in Greek, one in translation, and a first-year writing course on a topic of the instructor’s choice.

Applications must be submitted online at and must include a cover letter addressing professional interests and aspirations pertaining to teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a 1-2 page diversity statement that outlines how one’s teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion, (unofficial) graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references (letters of recommendation will be solicited later in the process).

Applications completed by March 15, 2024 will receive full consideration.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origin.

For further information, email the chair of the department, Peter Krentz, at