Skip to main content

The Classics Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences in the area of Latin Literature, with the expectation of Latin and Greek language instruction at all levels. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning fall 2024 and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of Latin literature, with an emphasis on Latin poetry. The successful candidate should be able to teach both Greek and Latin at all levels, and will also teach at least one in-translation course in our Classical Civilization sequence. A likely course offering will be a version of Greek and Roman Myth, which the candidate is encouraged to modify according to their own teaching and research interests.


Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or ABD). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 1 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to: Chair of Classics, at 440-775-8394.

Link to job site:

Application Materials

A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a statement (or statements) on your teaching philosophy and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion; 5) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at:

*By providing three letters of reference, you agree that we may contact your letter writers