The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota seeks a 9-month lecturer in Classics and Religions in Antiquity (3 courses/semester). Start date: August 30, 2021. Applicants must have the ability to offer courses in classics (including all levels of undergraduate Greek and Latin) and ancient religion (Greek religion, Roman religion, Judaism, or Christianity) at the undergraduate level and possibly offer graduate seminars in the Religions in Antiquity MA and PhD programs. PhD in hand by August 2021 but ABDs considered, as well. Candidates with a Masters degree will be appointed as Teaching Specialist; candidates with a Ph.D. will be appointed as Lecturer. Expertise in ancient gender and sexuality, ethnicity, or the use of ancient culture in modern media (film, art, music, literature) would be desirable.
Teach undergraduate courses in Latin, Greek, and Classics and ancient religions
Coordinate and supervise graduate and adjunct instructors in first- and second-year language courses.
Serve as member of appropriate departmental committees.
Engage in professional development activities.
Report to the faculty on matters involving the CLA Second Language Requirement.
Engage in outreach activities and liaison work beyond the department, such as community outreach, conference organization, or on-site reviews of study abroad programs.
Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Classics, Religions of Antiquity, or a related field.
Ph.D.-level proficiency in classical Latin and Greek.
Consistent record of positive evaluations from students, graduate instructors, peers, supervisors, faculty and administrative staff.
Demonstration of commitment in undergraduate teaching, and substantial record of accomplishment in program development or administration and coordination.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Internal Number: 340081
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