The Department of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2021. The teaching load is 3/3. The successful candidate will teach six classes, including a freshman writing seminar (ESEM), courses in Latin (and/or Greek), and courses in translation on ancient Roman (or Greek) civilization. We seek a broadly trained Classicist who will add to and complement the existing curriculum; particular areas of specialization sought include (but are not limited to): digital humanities, ancient medicine and science, environmental humanities, comparative classical traditions, critical race and ethnicity studies, postcolonial studies, and the global reception of the ancient Greco-Roman world. A Ph.D. in hand by the start of the position is required.
To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses your teaching and research interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi (no more than 3), and names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/84466. Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,370 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 21 percent are international students). There are 330 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: GLCS_VAP_021921
About Bryn Mawr College
The mission of Bryn Mawr College is to provide a rigorous education and to encourage the pursuit of knowledge as preparation for life and work. Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expression in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and social work and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believe that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.