Job Posting: Lecturer in Classics

The Department of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a one-year, generalist part-time lecturer position for the 2018-2019 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching 5 undergraduate courses (two ancient Greek language courses, one larger lecture course, and two smaller lecture courses).

Minimum qualifications: a PhD in Classics or a comparable degree (including Comparative Literature/Classics). Preferred qualifications: 3-5 years of teaching courses using Greek and Latin texts in translation at the college level. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. For information on our department please visit our website: http://www.classics.ucsb.edu

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a syllabus for a course on The Romans (a class of 130 students, to be taught using texts in translation, and with the support of a graduate student Reader), and arrange for three letters of reference. Documents should be submitted to UC Recruit at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01288

Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please have your referees upload them directly through UC Recruit at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/reference.

Apply by August 13th, 2018 for primary consideration. This position is open until filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Helen Morales, Chair of the Department of Classics at hmorales@classics.ucsb.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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