Visiting Assistant Professor

Employer
Tulane University
Location
New Orleans, LA

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Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Visiting Assistant Professor

Location:
New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 15, 2022
Description:

 

The Department of Classical Studies at Tulane University has been approved to make a two-year non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor (VAP) with a 3-3 teaching load to begin July 1, 2022. We are seeking a broadly-trained Hellenist with the ability to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, as well as introductory civilization courses and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Teaching duties for Fall 2022 will include 2 sections of Greek Civilization and one classical studies course in translation (TBD, see our course list for examples). The VAP will be provided with an office, a computer, moving expenses up to $1000, and access to funds for conference attendance. The Ph.D. is required by June 30, 2022. Applicants should apply via Interfolio (link) with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a representative writing sample (c. 25 pages). The search committee will commence its initial screening of applications on April 8, 2022. We will interview select candidates via Zoom. Please direct any inquiries to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Michael Brumbaugh ([email protected]) or to the Department Chair, Prof. Ryan Boehm ([email protected]), Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698. For more information about the department, please visit our website.

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.


Qualifications:

We are seeking a broadly-trained Hellenist with the ability to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, as well as introductory civilization courses and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The Ph.D. is required by June 30, 2022.


Application Instructions:

Applicants should apply with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a representative writing sample (c. 25 pages).


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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