Lecturer, Classics

Amherst, Massachusetts
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Apr 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time lecturer benefitted position to begin September 1, 2017. This is a one year appointment for the academic year 2017–2018. A Ph.D. in Classics or equivalent is required prior to the beginning of the appointment.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The teaching load is 4-3 plus departmental service. Teaching needs include Beginning Greek, Greek Civilization, and Mediterranean Material Culture. In addition an ability to teach Beginning and Intermediate Latin or Classical Mythology will be viewed favorably.

To apply please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references, and evidence of excellence in teaching to:


Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of May 15, 2017 to ensure full consideration.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.