Lecturer in Classics
University of Arizona, Department of Religious Studies and Classics
United States

Lecturer, Classics (UPDATED)

Department Religious Studies and Classics (0405)

Medical Sub-Speciality

Location Main Campus

Position Summary

Note: This is a reposting with a new review date of 06/14/2019. If you previously applied for this position your application is under consideration and it is not necessary to reapply.The Department of Religious Studies and Classics at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for a Lecturer in Classics. The Department is seeking candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. The successful candidate will teach General Education courses for a diverse undergraduate student population. The initial duties will consist primarily of teaching sections of introductory-level Classical mythology courses for the University of Arizona’s General Education curriculum. The initial teaching load likely will include one online Classical mythology course during an accelerated session (10/17/2019 – 12/11/2019), as well as at least one in-person Classical mythology course held during the regular semester (08/26/2019 – 12/11/2019). Resources are available at the University to assist in developing the online course before its launch in October 2019.The Department of Religious Studies and Classics welcomes applicants committed to meaningfully engaging students in exploring the Classical world and its reception, while facilitating student achievement in reading, writing, and critical thinking.The Department of Religious Studies and Classics strongly supports the College of Humanities and the University of Arizona’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives, which are designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate is expected to support and advance the diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the Department and the University, including the designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a Native American Serving Institution.Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.Duties & Responsibilities

• Teaching 4 courses per semester based on department needs
• Holding office hours
• Preparing teaching materials independently and collaboratively
• Attending meetings and/or events as requested
• Actively recruiting Classics majors and minors
• Actively recruiting students to departmental courses in Classical Greek and Latin
• Contributing to departmental efforts to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement and fostering diversity and inclusive excellence
• Additional duties may be assignedKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Classics or closely related field in hand by August 1, 2019
• Professional-level English
• Experience teaching Classics at the university levelPreferred Qualifications
• Experience teaching Classical Mythology and other Classics courses typically offered for undergraduates
• Experience with online teaching, and/or a willingness and ability to develop an online course in line with University of Arizona online pedagogy standards (based on “Quality Matters”).Rank Lecturer

Tenure Information Career-Track (NTE)

FLSA Exempt

FTE 1.0

Full Time/Part Time Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week 40

Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay $40,000 - $45,000 Annually DOE

Job Category Faculty

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21896

Number of Vacancies One

Desired Start Date 08/19/2019

Position End Date (if temporary) 05/17/2020

Limited to Current UA Employees No

Contact Information for Candidates

Karen Seat
Open Date 04/26/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Review Begins On 06/14/2019

Special Instructions Summary

All of the following are required attachments:

1) Cover letter instructions – Your cover letter should include a description of teaching interests and qualifications, teaching experience, and any experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
2) CV
3) Teaching Evaluations – Please include courses taught and number of students in each course along with evaluations from recent semesters. If Spring 2019 are not available at time of application submission, please email them as soon as available to Prof. Karen Seat at kkseat@email.arizona.edu.
4) Sample SyllabusPlease note: Upon submitting your application, your reference letters will be collected by UACareers. For your convenience, UACareers will send an automated email to your references. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation. These letters of recommendation must be uploaded directly via the UACareers.com website by your reference provider. UACareers.com is not compatible with any “dossier aggregate” system (e.g., Interfolio, Intellimedia).Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/36992

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have experience teaching Classics at the university level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a PhD in Classics or closely related field in hand by August 1, 2019?
    • Yes
    • No


Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Evaluations
  4. Sample Syllabus

Optional Documents

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