The Ancient Studies Department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County invites applications for the position of visiting Lecturer during the academic year 2021-2022. We seek a promising scholar and teacher of proven excellence who can teach undergraduate courses in Latin and Greek, Greek Civilization, and Classical Mythology in the Fall semester and can take advantage of opportunities to teach self-designed courses in the Spring semester. Familiarity with online teaching is essential; ability to teach a course in any aspect of the archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean would be a plus. Applicants holding a Ph.D. in Classics or related subjects are preferred, but ABDs will also be considered.
Apply via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/86139. Review of applications will begin June 9, 2021. A complete application will consist of (1) a cover letter and curriculum vitae; (2) a teaching portfolio comprising (a) a concise overview of the subjects, approaches, aims, and outcomes of your teaching (1000 words max.); (b) a list of classes taught and syllabi of the classes; (c) evidence of how students have responded to your teaching (e.g. evaluations and/or student comments); (3) two letters of recommendation that, inter alia, specifically address your potential and accomplishments as a teacher; (4) a personal statement of commitment to and experience in fostering inclusive excellence in higher education and/or effective responses to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds inside and outside the classroom (500 words max.). For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Prof. David Rosenbloom at email@example.com.
The Ancient Studies Department at UMBC currently has five regular faculty members. A highly student-focused department, it has 41 majors and minors and enrolls over 1,000 students in its courses per year. The Department conducts trips to the Mediterranean each Spring and Summer. For more information about the Ancient Studies Department, please visit https://ancientstudies.umbc.edu/.
Situated between two major metropolitan areas – Baltimore and Washington, D.C. – with access to resources at the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and to over 130 museums – UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service and is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning. The University has a diverse student community, and a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence among its faculty, staff, and students. UMBC’s McNair and Meyerhoff Scholars programs, which prepare students from underrepresented backgrounds for graduate school, have earned national renown for their effectiveness. We encourage applications from racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who have been historically underrepresented in the discipline, across race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation and identity.
Screening of Applications Begins:
Review of application materials will begin June 9, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.
Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).
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UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.