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Classics Faculty Professor Visiting Assistant

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Posted: May 11, 2022
  • Full-Time

The Department of Classics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor with a specialization in one or more of the following subjects: Greek and Roman Literature, Ancient Philosophy, Reception Studies, and Literary Theory.

The dates of appointment are September 1, 2022, through April 30, 2023, pending budgetary approval, and are potentially renewable for a second year. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native (or ACTFL Superior-level) proficiency in English is also required. In addition to teaching courses in the context of the CPAS program, the position may require teaching general-education ancient literature and culture.

Via the link above, candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, representative student teaching evaluations (if any), two representative syllabi, a sample of scholarly writing (approximately the length of a journal article), and the names and contact information of three persons able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation. Please also provide a brief description of how your research, teaching, and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Questions may be directed to Christian Wildberg, Chair of Classics at, or Monika Losagio, Administrative Officer at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment.  Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required. 


 The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement. 

Assignment Category Full-time regular

Campus Pittsburgh

Required Attachments Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Evaluations, Sample Syllabi, Other (see posting for additional details)


University of Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA



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