Lecturer in Classics

Yale University Department of Classics

United States

Description

The Department of Classics at Yale University has been authorized to appoint a Language Program Director at the rank of Lector or Senior Lector I, depending on qualifications, beginning July 1, 2021.

The appointment will be for an initial three years, renewable following a favorable review and a recommendation from the Department.

The successful applicant will coordinate the Department’s Latin and Greek language training, providing leadership and instruction to the graduate students involved in teaching the introductory language courses. Additional duties will include providing supplementary training in Greek and Latin for graduate students in the coursework years, as needed.

Full-time lectors at Yale are responsible for the equivalent of 6 courses per academic year, often realized through teaching 5 term courses and providing 1 course equivalent of administrative, pedagogical, or other service in support of the academic priorities of the University. They are eligible for Yale’s generous package of benefits, including health coverage, and they are encouraged to participate in the wide range of professional development opportunities offered through the Center for Language Study, the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office.

Departmental funds are available for research into language pedagogy.

Qualifications

A PhD in Classics is required as well as a demonstrable interest and attainment in Greek and Latin language pedagogy. Experience with Greek and Latin language pedagogy at the high school level is welcome.

Application Instructions

Candidates must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/82927. Materials to be submitted are (1) a CV; (2) a cover letter; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) teaching evaluations; (5) university transcripts; (6) a one-page statement on contribution to diversity and
inclusion; (7) a publication on language pedagogy or equivalent demonstration of competence in the field. In addition, applicants should solicit three reference letters from outside of Yale, which referees may upload to Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this search and this position can be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Egbert Bakker (egbert.bakker@yale.edu).


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