Duke University, Classical Studies

Position ID:Duke-Classics-INST [#24562, 1554]
Position Title: Instructor, Classical Studies
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, NorthCarolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Classics / Greek and/or Latin Literature
Appl Deadline:2023/05/01 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2023/03/20)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University seeks to appoint a one-year instructor with the possibility of renewal with specialization in Greek and Latin language and literature for 2023-24. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in language pedagogy, especially Greek, but with the ability to teach Latin at all levels as well. The candidate will regularly teach Greek 750S, “Foundations of Ancient Greek: History Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Stylists,” a course that prepares graduate students for success in Greek in our graduate program. The candidate may also teach Greek 580, “Survey of Greek Literature,” offer directed readings or coursework in Greek or Latin for Classics students in the M.A. in Humanities Program, and teach other courses in Greek, Latin, or English translation according to the needs of the department.

This position covers replacement teaching and the course load and commensurate compensation will vary from year-to-year. The successful candidate can expect to teach anywhere from 2-5 courses per year. To apply please include a cover letter and contact information for 3 references; your curriculum vitae; a statement about the range of your teaching experience and your pedagogical approaches, including your experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds; and evidence of effective teaching. A PhD is required.

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Department of Classical Studies
Box 90103
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0103