Visiting Assistant Professor in the Classics Department

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Classics / College of Letters & Science – Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara
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Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary range: Annual Salary: $75,100 at 100% time
Anticipated start: Service Start Date: September 24, 2023
Position duration: Appointment for the AY 2023-2024.

Open date: July 6, 2023
Next review date: Monday, Jul 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Dec 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The Department of Classics, University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2023-2024 academic year. The promise of excellence in teaching and research is essential. UCSB is on the quarter system, and the
teaching load is 4 courses. These courses will include a seminar for advanced undergraduates, and lower and upper-division courses in Greek and Roman literature and civilization, one of them being our very large lecture course in Greek Mythology. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, including efforts such as presenting their research to the department, participating in department research events, and
seeking external presentations. Service duties will include efforts such as serving on the lecture committee and helping to recruit new undergraduate majors. This is a full-time position, and the successful candidate is expected not to hold outside employment during the period of appointment.

The Department will begin reviewing materials on August 1, 2023; to ensure full consideration, all materials must be submitted on or before July 31st. The position will remain open until filled.

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
– Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Classics or a related field, except the dissertation at the time of application

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
– A PhD in Classics or a related field is required by the time of

Preferred qualifications
– Holds a comparable position elsewhere.
– Experience in teaching Greek Mythology.

Document requirements
– Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
– Cover Letter
– Statement of Research
– Statement of Teaching Experience
– Syllabus for Greek Mythology – Please provide a copy of a syllabus that would be for a lower-division course in Greek Mythology

– Teaching Evaluations – Please provide teaching evaluations from two recently taught courses.

Reference requirements

– 3 letters of reference required
Applicants should provide the names and contact information for 3 references and must request letters of reference within the system in order to complete application requirements.

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

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