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The Providence College English Department seeks to hire a specialist in classical and/or medieval literature, to teach full time in our Development of Western Civilization (DWC) program for a one year non-tenure track position. Preference will be given to those having completed the Ph.D.

The DWC program is part of the Providence College core curriculum, required of all students during their freshman and sophomore years. This position is for freshman year DWC. Fall semester concentrates on the ancient world; spring semester concentrates on the Middle Ages and Renaissance. All sections are team taught by faculty from philosophy, history, theology, and literature. You may read a bit more about DWC on our website:

Two-thirds of the teaching load (two classes) will be in "regular" DWC, which is a large (approximately 100 student) lecture course, taught by a team of 4 faculty, each responsible for about 25 students. One-third of the teaching load will be in Honors DWC, taught by a team of three faculty, with a total of about 40 students per class.

Please send a full resume, a letter of application, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, and a brief writing sample to: Bruce Graver, Chair, Department of English, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918.

You may also send your materials by email to Application deadline is July 7, 2007.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.