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 scheduled undergraduate courses in Latin and Greek, Greek and Roman 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 (including non-Greco-Roman settlements) would be a plus.
Ph.D. in Classics or allied subject preferred; ABD considered
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 a 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.).
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