Overview

The George Mason University Department of Modern/Classical Languages invites applications for a one-year, renewable Term Assistant Professor in Classical Studies to begin August 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities are 12 credit hours (four courses) of undergraduate instruction per semester: Greek and Roman literature in translation, mythology, special topics in ancient culture and reception. Service responsibilities include some undergraduate advising.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.A. in classics (Ph.D. is preferred); and
  • Demonstrated excellence in college teaching at the undergraduate level.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check

Mason Ad Statement:

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F165Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, current CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Equity Statement:

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.