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Established in 1928, National Taiwan University is a leading research university in Asia with over 30,000 students. The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (DFLL) welcomes applications for a Classics faculty positions.
Minimum requirements include a PhD in a related field, a strong publication record and university-level teaching experience. NTU is a research institution; faculty are expected to pursue national grants and publish in top-tier journals. All full-time faculty members teach at least one DFLL service course such as writing, conversation, and (if applicable) Freshman English, and are free to design their own syllabi for service courses as well as undergraduate and graduate electives. Faculty may direct theses and serve on various university and department committees. Some knowledge of Chinese and experience in teaching in a Chinese-speaking environment is a plus, though not required.
The successful candidate should:
- have a PhD in Classics or a related field. Area of specialization is open; however, we are especially interested in all subfields of Greek and Latin literary studies.
- offer an undergraduate course “Introduction to Western Literature”.
- have experience teaching Ancient Greek or Latin.
Note: though there is not a system of 'tenure' in Taiwan, there is a similar system of promotion and job security. Prospective candidates are encouraged to direct inquiries to Ms. Wen-lin Hsueh ([]).
Fairfield University, Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Fairfield University is a comprehensive Jesuit institution that prepares students for leadership and service in a constantly changing world. The Jesuit tradition is committed to developing students’ intellectual potential and fostering ethical and religious values, which includes an explicit commitment to religious and cultural pluralism. Founded in 1942 on North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut, the University has grown from an initial class of 303 undergraduate male students admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1947 into a coeducational university of more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Along the way, the University has awarded more than 45,000 degrees since 1951, has developed a reputation for educational excellence both regionally and nationally, and is consistently ranked as a top comprehensive university in New England.
The English Department at Fairfield University seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor of Classical Literature with expertise in classical studies to hold the Vincent J. Rosivach Professorship of Classical Studies. Named in honor of a dedicated Fairfield University faculty member, and partially supported by a donation from his family, this position will address curricular needs in teaching introductory and intermediate intermediate Latin, and ancient literature in translation, beginning September 2022. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated track-record in teaching Latin language and literature, and a demonstrated ability to develop new courses serving an interdisciplinary Classical Studies Program. The candidate will be placed in the English Department as a home department while teaching for the interdisciplinary program in Classical Studies. The teaching load is three undergraduate courses each semester, with research and university service also required for promotion and tenure.
Applicants are expected to have completed a PhD in Classical Studies or other relevant field of study. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and the potential for developing an active research program in their area of specialization. Additionally, a commitment to pedagogical innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom is required. Previous teaching is preferred.
The interdisciplinary program in Classical Studies maintains a strong presence on campus through its faculty across the Departments of History, Philosophy, Religious Studies and the Visual and Performing Arts. Frequent guest lectures bring students and faculty together to form a vibrant intellectual community. Resources on campus include a substantial historic plaster cast collection, a significant loan of Greek and Roman coins displayed in the Fairfield University Art Museum, as well as a study collection of Greek and Roman coins for students to handle. Fairfield’s location between New Haven and New York City creates numerous opportunities for students in Classical Studies. Faculty-Student research collaborations are encouraged and supported.
Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities.
Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, all materials must be submitted by October 15, 2021.
For full consideration, please click “Apply Now” and upload the following
- a curriculum vitae
- a letter of application
- statement of teaching philosophy
- statement of research plan
- a brief scholarly writing sample
- examples (2-3) of syllabi and teaching evaluations if available
- unofficial graduate transcript
- three confidential letters of reference
Please ask your references to send letters of recommendation to the following email address: ClassicsSearch@fairfield.edu.
Note: If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, you may send additional materials to ClassicsSearch@fairfield.edu -- or -- simply combine them into 5 or less documents.
Western Connecticut State University’s Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Macricostas Endowed Teaching Fellowship in Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies for the 2021-2022 academic year.
This is a two-semester, part-time faculty appointment comprised of a partial teaching load in the incumbent’s area of specialization and reassigned time to develop and implement co-curricular experiences, in consultation with the Macricostas Executive Stewardship Committee, that meet the following objectives: (1) Educate students, the university community, and the general public about the contributions that Ancient Greece has made to contemporary civilization; (2) Invite scholarly study of the Classics and Modern Greece; and (3) Demonstrably promote the discipline of Greek and Hellenic Studies at WCSU.
The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences is home to 13 departments offering 21 undergraduate majors and 8 graduate majors, and offers a variety of ways for students to further their education. Housed in the Department of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies, the Macricostas Endowed Teaching Fellowship is open to any discipline that involves Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies. We welcome all applicants, including those with the required expertise but desire to teach remotely. Applicants who wish to teach remotely must provide evidence of experience with and effectiveness in online teaching and if selected would be able to work from their current location. The Macricostas Fellow will be expected to be available for interactions with students, faculty, and the general public that contribute to the intellectual life of the university and the local community. Examples of cocurricular experiences may include but are not limited to public presentations on the Macricostas Fellow’s ongoing research, consulting with relevant local/regional agencies and organizations, hosting relevant speakers, and organizing in-person or virtual trips to regional events or exhibits of relevant interest to the campus community and general public. The Macricostas Fellow will perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Office space, related budget, and travel funds will be provided, as well as shared access to clerical support. Grant opportunities are available to support research and conference attendance.
Qualifications: Terminal degree in an academic discipline related to Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies or equivalent experience/background; record of distinguished scholarship; prior successful teaching experience in a higher education environment; leadership and/or service experience; excellent written and oral communication skills.
WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. Salary & Benefits: $14,856 per semester ($1,857.00 per credit hour) with a terminal degree for a part-time position of eight (8) credit hours per semester. Additional information on part time employment at WCSU may be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/part-time-employees/
Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, areas of teaching expertise and experience, service and/or leadership experience, and research interest; statement of teaching philosophy; current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references who can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership to Dr. Çiğdem Üsekes at: firstname.lastname@example.org. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Monday, February 8, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted. State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire via the following link. http://wcsu.edu/diversity/affirmative-action-data-questionnaire/. Any questions may be directed to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at email@example.com. Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.
Baylor University - 3x Interdisciplinary (1 Classics desired)
- Full-Time Temporary Lectureship (1-2 years) in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Classics, Ancient History
- 3 faculty positions available in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, an academic program within the Honors College
- Teaching: 4/4. Interdisciplinary Studies. Teaching assignments could include courses within World Cultures, Natural World, Social World, and/or the World of Rhetoric sequences. World Cultures courses explore historical cultures from ancient Mesopotamia to the modern global context through religion, art, material culture, social relationships, economics, and the natural world.
- The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree and have previous teaching experience in the teaching discipline of interest.
- Doctoral degrees in any field of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities are encouraged to apply. We particularly encourage applications from the fields of Classics, History, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, and Biology.
- Apply through Intefolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/84176
- Deadline: 24 May 2021