Full-Time Lecturer in Classics

Full-Time Lecturer, Classics

Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures

University of Kentucky

The Division of Classics in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer to teach undergraduate courses in Greek, Latin, and areas in Classical Civilization, broadly defined to include Late Antiquity and the Classical Tradition. Ph.D. in Classics is preferred, but Ph.D.’s in closely related fields of History or Religion will also be considered. Teaching load is normally 4 courses a semester. The successful candidate must be able to teach a variety of courses, which will include some of the following: undergraduate Greek & Latin, a large-enrollment mythology course, other large-enrollment courses in civilization and culture which he or she will develop, and on-line courses. Qualification and ability to teach Biblical Studies a plus. Candidates with a record of successful classroom teaching will be given preference. Lecturers are responsible for holding office hours, attending faculty meetings, and contributing to the general welfare and advancement of Classics and the department.

The Classics faculty of the University of Kentucky is distinguished in its active approach to the teaching of Latin, in Neo-Latin, and in Early Christian Studies; an interest in one of these areas is also desirable. See https://mcl.as.uky.edu/classics for more information.

This is a nine-month (paid over a 12-month period), non-tenure-track, faculty appointment. Initial appointment is for two years. Contract may in principle be renewed indefinitely, with the possibility of promotion to Senior Lecturer. Competitive salary and full benefits.

Review of applications begins on February 7, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Initial appointment is for the 2013-14 academic year, beginning in the fall semester.

Please e-mail letter of application, c.v., teaching statement, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation to the chair of the search committee, James Francis (j.francis@uky.edu). Please use the subject line “Application for Classics Position” in your e-mail to assure your application is directed properly.

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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