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Job no: 492635
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in the Department of Classics, with a specialty in Roman material culture, effective July 1, 2020.
Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses per year. In addition to offering courses in Roman civilization and Roman archaeology, candidates must be qualified to teach Latin at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. The Department seeks applicants whose scholarly specialties complement but do not duplicate those of current faculty. A Ph.D. in hand is preferred. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, with evidence of support for Kenyon’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
To apply, please submit the following materials using the online application system at http://careers.kenyon.edu: (1) a cover letter detailing teaching approaches and experience as well as research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate transcripts; and (4) the names of three references who can provide letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching abilities. Inquiries may be directed to Rachel Hoffman, Administrative Assistant for Classics, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-427-5216.
Review of applications will begin January 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 6 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Preliminary interviews will be held by Skype or equivalent technology in February. On-campus interviews will follow.
Kenyon College offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes provisions for a spouse or domestic partner and for dependents. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.
Advertised: 06 Dec 2019 Eastern Standard Time
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