About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Greek and Roman Studies at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Latin language and literature at the rank of assistant professor, beginning fall semester 2019. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. focused on Latin language and literature. The successful candidate will demonstrate well-developed success in, and continued commitment to, liberal arts undergraduate education. Candidates should demonstrate achievement in, or show distinct promise of, a program of original research. Candidates should be prepared to teach both Latin and Greek as well as courses in translation. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate an interest in contributing to one or more of Vassar's multidisciplinary programs (https://catalog.vassar.edu/).
Qualifications Candidates must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52630 A complete application includes (1) a letter of application, (2) a C.V., (3) an official graduate school transcript, (4) a short writing sample, (5) a statement of teaching approach and interests and evidence of successful undergraduate teaching, (6) a statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, and (7) three letters of reference. For inquiries, email J. Bert Lott, Chair, Department of Greek and Roman Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins Nov. 9, 2018.
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Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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