Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Connecticut College announces that the previously advertised tenure-track search has been converted into a search for a visiting assistant professor, renewable for up to three years.

The Department of Classics at Connecticut College invites applications for a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics with a specialization in Reception Studies, Ancient Science and Medicine, and/or Gender and Women’s Studies.  The appointment will be made for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years following a satisfactory performance review.  The teaching load is 3 / 3.  Candidates should be prepared to teach Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies courses at all undergraduate levels and have an interest in contributing to our “Connections” general education curriculum and linking with other programs across campus.  The position will begin on July 1, 2018.  ABD in Classics is required; preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. or scheduled to complete the Ph.D. by August 2018.

Review of applications will begin on February 23, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should upload a letter of application, a C.V., representative teaching evaluations, a scholarly writing sample, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: https://apply.interfolio.com/45417. Candidates who applied for the previously advertised tenure-track position will automatically be considered for the visiting position. Email inquiries should be sent to Darryl Phillips, Chair of the Department of Classics, at dphilli2@conncoll.edu

The Classics Department at Connecticut College houses four full-time faculty members, three in Classics and one in Arabic Studies.  We are currently considering how Classics might link with other studies of the Mediterranean world, and would welcome a new colleague who would contribute to this conversation. We offer a Classics major with concentrations in Classical Languages, Classical Studies, and Classical and Medieval Studies, a Classics minor with four tracks, and a minor in Arabic Studies.  Currently, more than two dozen students are pursuing degrees in our Classics programs. Classics faculty also offer innovative courses that support the Connections curriculum. Further information about the Classics Department.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. Connecticut College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.