College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Lecturer-Classics (F1700029)

Champaign, IL
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time 9-month, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Lecturer in the area of Classics and Classical Reception, with a start date of August 16, 2017. Applicants must have a PhD in Classics or in an immediately relevant field by August 1, 2017. Evidence of excellence in teaching is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three undergraduate courses each semester, including Classical Civilization courses on topics including reception, religion, and gender and sexuality. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes benefits. Eligibility for benefits are contingent on your citizenship or work authorization. For full details on eligibility requirements, please reference Reappointment may be possible based on departmental need, funding, and satisfactory performance review.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at Required materials include (1) a cover letter, (2) CV/resume, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) sample teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, (5) sample syllabus for a course in the area of Classical Reception, (6) up to two other sample syllabi, and (7) contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. To ensure full consideration, the applicant must submit all required application materials by April 20, 2017; letters of reference must be received by April 26, 2017. Referees will be contacted electronically within a few days of application submission. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email in order to schedule Skype interviews.

The University is noted for its extensive library holdings in Classics and related fields and for its museums, with excellent collections of ancient Mediterranean artifacts. The University houses a vibrant humanities center and offers support for junior faculty to develop their writing. The Department of the Classics also publishes the journal Illinois Classical Studies. Questions are welcome and should be addressed to Clara Bosak-Schroeder, Chair of the Search Committee, Additional information about the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be found at

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Organization Name: Classics
College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Liberal Arts and Science
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Open Date: 04/06/2017
Close Date: 04/20/2017


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