Assistant Professor, Ancient Greece and Rome
The Department of History at Villanova University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure track position in the history of Ancient Greece and Rome with an ability to teach courses on cross-cultural interactions throughout the ancient world for the period 400 BCE to 500 CE. This position begins August 2019.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in her/his areas of specialization and also teach a thematically-based core History course of his/her creation. An ability to contribute to Villanovas first-year Augustine and Culture seminar is a plus.
Teaching load 3-2. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year and the 3-2 teaching load is continued for another three years.
Ph.D. required at the time the position commences in August 2019.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Special Message to Applicants
Applications must be submitted online and will include:
Cover letter of interest
Complete curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching philosophy
dissertation abstract, and one article- or chapter-length writing sample
Statement of contribution to the mission (finalists only).
Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Official transcripts are required if you are selected for an interview.
Contact information for 3 references who will receive a secure email link to upload a confidential letter of recommendation when you submit your application.
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information:
To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14031
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.