JOB: Generalist @ Union College (one year)

The Department of Classics at Union College seeks to appoint a classicist for a one-year visiting appointment at the rank of instructor or assistant professor. This is a one-year sabbatical replacement that will begin in September 2009. The area of specialization is open, but we look for evidence of successful beginning language instruction as well as an area of research that could serve as the basis for interdisciplinary contributions to the curriculum more widely (examples include, but are not limited to, ancient technology, art, archaeology, science, women’s studies, religion). Union employs a trimester system, and the normal teaching load is two courses per term. Teaching competencies must include ancient Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels as well as general courses in translation. For higher rank and salary, the Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2009. Visiting faculty are eligible for travel and research support, and our salaries are competitive. Further information about Union College may be found at http://www.union.edu. Applicants should send a standard dossier, including cover letter, writing sample, c.v., and three letters of recommendation. The committee will interview selected applicants either by phone or at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South in Minneapolis, MN. Applicants should indicate whether or not they plan to attend this meeting, and how they may be contacted most easily. Applications should be directed to the attention of Hans-Friedrich Mueller, Department of Classics, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 12308. Inquiries are welcome at muellerh AT union.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. Union College is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

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