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Part-time Lecturer in Classical Studies (non-tenure track)
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Part-time Lecturer in Classical Studies (non-tenure track)
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Classical Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Literature - General

The Department of Classical Studies at Tufts University is seeking applicants for a part-time Lectureship beginning January 1, 2023 (semester commences January 18). Teaching responsibilities for this position will consist of three courses during the 2023 spring semester. The department seeks Classicists in any field of specialization with innovative and thoughtful approaches to teaching that will engage the broadest range of students in the study of the Ancient World. We are particularly interested in courses that include a reflection on gender, race, feminism, social justice, or the environment, so as to invite interdisciplinary engagement with other fields, expand the academic horizons within the department, and attract students to the study of Antiquity. Candidates should also be prepared to teach Latin and Greek at all level as well as introductory courses in history and literature as needed by the department.



A Ph.D. by January 1, 2023 is preferred; ABD will be considered. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with traditionally underrepresented students, including students of color, and advance in their teaching Tufts University’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Application Instructions

Applicants should apply via Interfolio with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation and a sample of writing of no more than 3500 words. Tufts University is committed to enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in our community. Therefore, the cover letter should include a discussion of specific experiences or plans describing the candidate’s approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching and research. The file names of all uploaded documents should begin with the candidate’s surname.

The department will commence its initial screening of applications immediately. We will interview select candidates via Zoom. The advertising and search process will remain active until the position is filled. Please direct any inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Marie-Claire Beaulieu, For more information about the department, please visit our

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

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