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Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Classics

Hamilton College
Clinton, NY

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Classics

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Aug 3, 2022

The Classics and Religious Studies Departments at Hamilton College invite applications for a one-semester visiting position in religions of Late Antiquity at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning January 1, 2023. We seek candidates to teach three courses: New Testament (in translation); a combined 200- and 300-level Ancient Greek course; and one course of the instructor’s choosing appropriate for cross-listing in both departments. The successful candidate will be housed in the department most suitable to their training and expertise. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a PhD are preferred. Please submit cover letter, CV, and the syllabus for one of the courses that you would teach if hired for this position. Candidates should upload materials to interfolio at  Questions regarding the search may be directed to Anne Feltovich and/or Quincy D. Newell, Search Committee Co-Chairs, at [email protected] and [email protected], respectively. Our review of applications will begin on September 1, 2022.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.


Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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