JOB: Generalist @ Oberlin (one year)

Seen on Aegeanet (please send any responses to the folks mentioned in the quoted text, not to rogueclassicism!):


The Classics Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a
full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and
Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one
academic year, beginning fall semester of 2010 and will carry the
rank of Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses, including three in
Latin language and literature, and one course of the candidateąs own
design in the Classical Civilization sequence. Ability to teach Latin
at all levels is required. Expertise in Latin poetry is desirable.
Some preference will be given to candidates also able to teach
intermediate Greek. Among the qualifications required for appointment
is the Ph.D. or ABD status (in hand or expected by first semester of
academic year 2010). Candidates must demonstrate interest and
potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching
experience at the college level is desirable.

The Department of Classics has four full-time faculty and teaches a
wide range of courses in Classical civilization, including Greek and
Latin Literature, ancient history, and ancient archaeology. Courses
in ancient philosophy, art, and religion are offered by cooperating
members in other departments. For further information on the
department, please see
departments/classics/. Phone 440-775-8390; Fax 440-775-8084.

To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum
vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent
letters of reference, should be sent to Kirk Ormand, Chair,
Department of Classics, Oberlin College, King Building 105, Oberlin,
Ohio, 44074 by April 7, 2010. Please do not send writing samples at
this time. Application materials received after April 7 may be
considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on
qualifications and experience.

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a
climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect of
differences based on gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual
orientation, and gender identity and expression. Oberlin was the
first coeducational institution to grant bachelor’s degrees to women
and historically has been a leader in the education of African
Americans; the college was also among the first to prohibit
discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are
particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals
who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty.

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