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Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in the Department of Classics, with a specialty in Roman material culture, effective July 1, 2020.

Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses per year. In addition to offering courses in Roman civilization and Roman archaeology, candidates must be qualified to teach Latin at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. The Department seeks applicants whose scholarly specialties complement but do not duplicate those of current faculty. A Ph.D. in hand is preferred. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, with evidence of support for Kenyon’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

To apply, please submit the following materials using the online application system at (1) a cover letter detailing teaching approaches and experience as well as research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate transcripts; and (4) the names of three references who can provide letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching abilities. Inquiries may be directed to Rachel Hoffman, Administrative Assistant for Classics, at or 740-427-5216.

Review of applications will begin January 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 6 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Preliminary interviews will be held by Skype or equivalent technology in February. On-campus interviews will follow.

Kenyon College offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes provisions for a spouse or domestic partner and for dependents. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.