Classics Department Faculty Opening | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Classics Department Faculty Opening

    Classics Department

    Franciscan University of Steubenville invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Assistant Professor position in the University’s Classics Department, beginning August 2018. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport. The position will be annually renewable, with the possibility of conversion to a longer-term contractual arrangement. Area of specialization is open. Primary teaching responsibilities will include elementary level language courses in Classics, Core literature courses “Epic and the Person” and Lyric and Dramatic Voices” in the University’s English Department, and seminar in the University’s Great Books of Western Civilization Honors Program. The successful candidate must have an appropriate terminal degree in their area of specialization, a proven potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarship, and an active agenda for continuing scholarship. The candidate must also support the Mission Statement of the University. To apply, please submit:

    1. a letter of application; 
    2. curriculum vitae; 
    3. evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including evaluations); 
    4. a statement of teaching philosophy; 
    5. a statement on the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville; 
    6. a writing sample;
    7. three letters of reference; and 
    8. official transcripts.  

    All materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. Joseph Almeida, via Review of completed applications will begin on November 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. EOE


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