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Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Employer
Furman University
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 22, 2023

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

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Job Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Job Family:
Furman Faculty

Full-Time/Part-Time:
Full time

Compensation Grade:
FAC

Pay Type:
Salary

Department:
Classics

Job Summary:
The Department of Classics at Furman University announces a two-year visiting position to begin August 2024. The yearly teaching load is five courses over two semesters.

Job Description:

The department seeks a candidate who values as we do an integrated approach to teaching, collaborative learning, and scholarship. We seek a broadly-trained classicist, especially one with an interest in Roman history, but all candidates must have a thoughtful approach to teaching Greek and Latin, to the rigorous application of technology to humanism, and to engaging the broadest possible community in the study of the ancient world. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with historically underrepresented students, including students of color, and be committed to assisting the university and the department in modelling inclusive excellence. Furman's Classics department is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strives to create an anti-racist community through excellence in teaching, mentorship, and programming.

The deadline for application is January 8, 2024. Review of applications will begin immediately. We will conduct initial interviews by videoconference. Please email Randall Childree, Chair of Classics (randall.childree@furman.edu) with any questions.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae online at https://www.furman.edu/offices-services/human-resources/employment/

Application documents (please combine the cover letter and c.v. into a single pdf before uploading):

1. Cover letter. In your letter, please discuss how you would approach an upper-level Greek/Latin course and one of our broad-base 100/200-level courses:

https://www.furman.edu/academics/classics/program-overview/classics-historical-language-and-literature-track/

Include a diversity statement that describes how your teaching, scholarship, and mentoring can contribute to our community, which includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.

2. Curriculum vitae.

(We will request letters of recommendation at a later stage of the application process.)

Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.

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To apply, visit https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Visiting-Assistant-Professor-of-Classics_R002399

Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits. jeid-7d8e37a11f73514c90ac8c1425b83c38

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