Bard College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, to begin Fall 2019. The position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal. We seek a classicist with a commitment to energetic, engaged undergraduate teaching and an open research specialty related to ancient Greece or Rome (including material culture).
The successful candidate will teach Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels and courses in Greek and Roman literature, history, and civilization. They will also contribute to First-year Seminar, Bard’s core Humanities course. A record of successful language teaching, especially at the beginning level, is essential. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or be nearing its completion.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching excellence (teaching statement, summary of course evaluations, and sample syllabi) and three letters of recommendation before March 1 through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/59491. We anticipate interviewing shortlisted candidates via Skype shortly thereafter.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.
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Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.