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Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

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Categories: Faculty
Department: Classics

Davidson College is requiring new employees hired into jobs posted after August 1, 2021, and all employees with a start date on or later than September 1, 2021, to be vaccinated to help protect the health and safety of our community. New employees will be required to submit proof of at least the first dose of a vaccine on or before their start date and proof of full vaccination no later than 5 weeks after their start date.  Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.

The Classics Department of Davidson College invites applications for a 2-year appointment to the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July 2022. We welcome candidates who have demonstrated enthusiasm for and experience in teaching both Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels. The annual teaching assignment of 5 courses per year will normally consist of 2-3 beginning and intermediate and 2-3 advanced courses in Latin and/or Greek. We expect the successful applicant to have the PhD in hand by 1 July 2022.

All interested applicants should apply online at To ensure full consideration, please submit complete application materials by February 15, 2022.

Applicants will be asked to upload:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae
  • unofficial graduate transcripts (official ones will be required before hire)
  • a statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  • a description of past and current research
  • an explanation of how the applicant’s teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The application form will also request the names and email addresses for three references, from whom the system will solicit directly letters of recommendation required within 10 days of the application’s submission. Inquiries about the position may be sent to Professor Keyne Cheshire, at

Davidson College is a residential, four-year liberal arts college located 20 miles from Charlotte, NC. Davidson faculty enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of pedagogical excellence, and outstanding research facilities. Our collegial, respectful atmosphere honors academic achievement and integrity, sustaining educational distinction through inclusive pedagogy and student-faculty collaborative research.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.




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