Thursday, September 1, 2016

Wyld Stallyns will never be a super band until we have Eddie Van Halen on guitar

Please use this thread to announce new positions, whether they are in advance of the normal SCS/AIA deadlines, seen on non-SCS sites, or even if it is your own department that is advertising. Please do not use this space for discussion, comments, etc. unrelated to this narrow topic matter. All such comments will be moved to a more appropriate thread in order to keep this thread clean and useful.

Please follow the pattern established below, with the institution advertising as the commenter's identity, followed by a full description in the body of the text.


Anonymous said...

Millsaps College invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track visiting appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year in the Department of Classical Studies. The successful candidate will teach six courses (three a semester). We seek a broadly trained generalist to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, and one or more courses in translation, including a course on gender and sexuality. The successful candidate should also demonstrate potential for scholarly excellence as well as a commitment to teaching at a liberal arts college and participating in the life of the department. Candidates with PhD in hand by the appointment (Aug. 1, 2017) are preferred, but ABDs may be considered.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a teaching portfolio that contains a teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. E-mail these materials to References should send their letters to the same address separately. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, contact David Yates (, Chair, Department of Classical Studies.

Millsaps College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Jackson, MS ( Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Employment is contingent upon successful background verification.

Anonymous said...

The Department of Classics at Sewanee: The University of the South invites applications for a one-year appointment as visiting assistant professor in Classical Archaeology and Classical Languages to start in August 2017.

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology, Classics, or Anthropology with an emphasis on ancient material culture, or related fields. The position requires demonstrated teaching ability, especially in Latin and classical archaeology, and a strong commitment to innovative, effective teaching in the liberal arts tradition.  The teaching load is 3/3, and will include courses in archaeology, material culture, and introductory and intermediate Latin.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three confidential letters of recommendation addressed to Professor Daniel Holmes through the application portal at Letters of recommendation may be submitted electronically directly from the referees or via dossier service(s) to Kristen Kleinfeld, Assistant for Finance and Administration, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.