Boston University, Department of Classical Studies

Position ID:BU-Classics-VSASTP [#27254]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Classics / Greek
Appl Deadline:2024/04/02 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/28, listed until 2024/08/22)
Position Description:    

The Department of Classical Studies at Boston University invites applications for a 1-year appointment (non-renewable) to the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July 2024. The teaching load will be 2:2. The candidate will teach two advanced classes related to their research area in Greek literature, an introductory course in Greek civilization, and a topics course (preferably Race and Ethnicity in the Ancient World). The successful candidate will have PhD in hand by 1 July 2024. We will contact letter-writers only for shortlisted applicants. 

The scholar in this VAP role will enter a close-knit, supportive department, with faculty who are ready to provide mentorship and support. We are looking for a candidate who will bring their own fresh perspective to the study of Greek literature, and can contribute to our mission of understanding the ancient world in new and diverse ways.  

Applicants should apply online at and will be asked to upload: 
cover letter (including a brief description of research)
a sample syllabus
a statement of teaching philosophy 
diversity statement: applicants should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach
three names of reference writers

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
745 Commonwealth Ave, Rm 414
Boston, MA 02215