Visiting Assistant Professor of Greek Archaeology and Art - 13340BR
Visiting Assistant Professor of Greek Archaeology and Art
The Classics Department maintains an excellent undergraduate program and one of the top MA programs in the country. Classics enjoys close collaborative relationships with the University of Kansas departments of Anthropology; Art History; History; the Humanities Program; Jewish Studies; Museum Studies; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and Theater and Film. The successful candidate will offer courses at the undergraduate and MA levels in the archaeological theory, methods, and history of Classical Archaeology (Greek and Roman periods); Greek Art and Architectural History; and Greek Civilization.
We are interested in candidates whose scholarship focuses on culturally responsive approaches that are conscious of diversity and equity perspectives. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.
Research (30%): Maintain and sustain an active and productive program of research in field of specialization, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and present findings at professional conferences.
Service (10%): Service to the Department, the College, the University, and the profession of Classics exists in many forms from sitting on committees to directing programs.
All faculty members are expected to act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect toward students, staff, and colleagues. Faculty members are expected to meet satisfactory standards of performance in all three areas of responsibility and to carry out those responsibilities in accordance with the Faculty Code of Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct.
- PhD (or ABD status with the defense completed) in Classical Archaeology or an allied field, with ancient Greek as their field of expertise, by the start date of the appointment.
- Demonstrated ability to teach courses in Greek Archaeology and Art.
- Research focus on the results of archaeological fieldwork (excavation, survey, or digital archaeology), settlement or landscape archaeology, art history, architectural history, gender and visual studies, or museum studies.
- Evidence of engagement with ancient Greek material culture broadly conceived.
- Evidence of dedication to high-quality teaching and research.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following questions at the time of application. Each response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
- Please describe your experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
- In your current and/or previous role, please provide an example outlining how you demonstrate your ongoing commitment in working with diverse groups/populations.