Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology and Classical Languages

Sewanee, Tennessee
Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Classics at The University of the South invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor in Classical Archaeology and Classical Languages to start in August 2017. 

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology, Classics, or Anthropology with an emphasis on ancient material culture, or related fields. The position requires demonstrated teaching ability and a strong commitment to innovative, effective teaching in the liberal arts tradition. The teaching load is 3/3, and will include courses in archaeology, material culture, and introductory and intermediate Latin and/or ancient Greek.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three confidential letters of recommendation addressed to Professor Daniel Holmes through the application portal at Letters of recommendation may be submitted electronically directly from the referees or via dossier service(s) to Kristen Kleinfeld, Assistant for Finance and Administration, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. 

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment. 

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.