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Visiting Assistant Professor in Roman Art and Archaeology

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Classics at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Classics at the University of Colorado Boulder is a leader in teaching and research at the university, with fourteen contract faculty members whose research focuses on the literature, culture, history, and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Teaching two courses per semester; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in Classics.

What You Should Know

  • The anticipated start date for this position is August 15, 2022.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment. 
  • This position is a fixed-term, one academic year, non-tenure-track, at-will appointment.

What We Can Offer

The salary for this full-time position is $60,000 annually. A $2,000 stipend is available for research expenses.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Be collaborative. Be inspired. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by August 1, with a specialization in Roman Art and Archaeology.

What You Will Need

  • We seek a scholar with expertise in Roman Art and Archaeology. 
  • The Department recognizes that our effectiveness and creativity are strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives. As such, we welcome candidates from all groups, including those that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or have proven leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Strong research potential in Roman Art and Archaeology.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
  3. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy (One Page)
  4. A Diversity and Inclusion Statement (One Page)
  5. Writing Sample (Maximum of 25 pages)
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for a reference. We will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2022; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Dimitri Nakassis

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