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Instructor/Assistant Professor

The Department of Modern Languages at Western Oregon University is seeking a part-time Non-Tenure-Track Instructor/Assistant professor of Classical Languages beginning January 2011. The position is tenable until June 2012 with possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. WOU is an AA/EOE employer and committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An MA is required, a PhD and college-level teaching is preferred. The Department is seeking a broadly trained classicist willing to teach all levels of Latin and Greek Language.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Curtis Yehnert, Humanities Division Chair, at 503-838-8362 or For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8552 or

Applicants should submit a WOU Faculty Application Form (available at, letter of interest, current curriculum vita, transcripts showing highest degree (unofficial), and names and contact information of three (3) academic references. Submit Application Materials to: F1030 Non-Tenure-Track Instructor/Assistant Professor of Classical Languages, Western Oregon University, Human Resources Office, 345 N Monmouth Ave., Monmouth, OR 97361. -OR- E-mail as an attachment to -OR- Fax to 503-838-8144.

Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The University serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 5400 undergraduate and 800 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college. Western Oregon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.