Assistant Professor in Classics

Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Classics Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description

The Department of History and Classics at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Classics beginning in the fall of 2021.

We especially welcome applications from candidates whose scholarship explores the culture and/or literature of the Late Republican or Early Imperial Roman Eras.

Essential Duties

The ability to teach undergraduate courses on Greek and Roman history and culture, as well as all levels of Greek and Latin, is required. Competence to teach in the Development of Western Civilization program, which comprises a significant part of the regular teaching load, is also required.

Education and Experience Required

Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable, and candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and/or experience in working with a diverse group of students in a changing world.

Ph.D. by date of appointment is required.


Posting Number F77P Open Date 08/17/2020 Close Date 10/02/2020 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates

Letter of application and c.v. should be submitted electronically to https://careers.providence.edu. Deadline for completed applications is October 2, 2020. Candidates will be asked to provide additional materials (e.g., writing sample, letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence) at later dates. A tentative timeline of the search will be provided upon initial application.

Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Robin J. Greene, chair of the search committee at rgreene2@providence.edu.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College, a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness


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