The Department of Classics at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2018. Our new colleague will teach courses in the Greek and Latin languages, as well as courses on the history of ancient Greece and Rome. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated research in the social and/or cultural history of the ancient world, and to those with an interest in and ability to contribute to one or more of following interdisciplinary programs: Africana Studies; Asian Studies; Environmental Studies; Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies; International Studies; Latin American & Latino Studies; Middle Eastern Studies; and Peace & Conflict Studies. Experience collaborating with undergraduates on research will be considered an asset.
This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure-track faculty members are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advance levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. required.
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.
In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission), and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. In your statement on teaching, please address both language pedagogies and historical social pedagogies that you have used, as well as ways that you could envision collaborating with students on research. Previous experience teaching, mentoring or advising diverse students populations is an asset. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
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Review of applications will begin on November 12 and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place in January 2018 either at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies, or via Skype. Questions about this search may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Ellen Perry, at email@example.com.
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