Term Assistant Professor/Instructor in Classical Studies

Position Information

Position Information

Department Modern/Classical Languages
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor/Instructor in Classical Studies
Working Title Term Assistant Professor/Instructor in Classical Studies
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F165Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7075
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Location Fairfax, VA
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Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Assistant Professor/Instructor in Classical Studies

The George Mason University Department of Modern/Classical Languages invites applications for a one-year, renewable Term Assistant Professor in Classical Studies to begin August 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


Teaching responsibilities are 12 credit hours (four courses) of undergraduate instruction per semester: Greek and Roman literature in translation, mythology, special topics in ancient culture and reception. Service responsibilities include some undergraduate advising.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.A. in classics (Ph.D. is preferred); and
  • Demonstrated excellence in college teaching at the undergraduate level.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F165Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, current CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: July 13, 2017
Posting Date 06/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. List of Professional References
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents