The Classics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for one or possibly two one-year positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin on July 1, 2017. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand or be in the very last stages of completing the dissertation. They should display evidence of accomplished teaching and a record of scholarship or strong scholarly promise. Hamilton is a distinguished liberal arts college with very competitive salaries and a teaching load of five courses per year. Applicants should be prepared to teach all levels of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies; in particular we are interested in someone who can teach a course in environmental studies. Applicants should also possess the ability to make creative use of information technology. Hamilton College believes that diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a statement about how they would engage and sustain Hamilton’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. They should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/38600. Materials sent to Interfolio should be addressed to Barbara Gold, Chair, Classics Department, Hamilton College. Please submit via email any questions you may have to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is February 1, 2017. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by Skype in February; on-campus interviews will be conducted in late March or early April.
Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/1tAtCaB (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.
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