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Sessional Lecturers 2021-2022

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies invites applications for two Sessional Lecturer positions to teach courses in Latin, Greek, Roman History and other core courses. The courses have been provisionally divided between a lecturer who focuses mainly on Latin and Roman History, and a lecturer who focuses on languages and core courses. The successful applicants will be expected to teach six courses over two semesters. Depending upon the strengths of the successful applicants, there could be some flexibility in course assignments. Applicants should hold a PhD, show potential for success as a university professor, and have demonstrable skill and enthusiasm in teaching a broad range of courses in Classical Studies.

Position #1

Fall 2021

Latin 101 Introductory Latin I

Latin 307 Roman Historians

GRS 342 Roman Daily Life

Spring 2022

Latin 102 Introductory Latin II

GRS 314 Age of Nero

GRS 335 Women in the Greek and Roman World

Position #2

Fall 2021

Latin 101 Introductory Latin I

Greek 201 Advanced Greek Grammar

GRS 200 Greek and Roman Mythology

Spring 2022

Greek 102 Introductory Ancient Greek II

GRS 204 The Ancient World on Film

GRS 250 Greek and Latin Roots of English

Please send (by e-mail) a letter expressing interest in the position. Include evidence of innovative teaching and experience, a complete CV, and a teaching reference to: Ingrid Holmberg, Chair, Department of Greek and Roman Studies before March 22, 2021. A decision should be made soon after. The University reserves the right to fill additional teaching assignments from the pool of applicants for this posting.

These appointments are within CUPE, local 4163 (Component 3), Sessional Lecturers certification. The University is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. The University’s full equity statement is located at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.