one year visiting position in ancient history, Knox College
- Please note that this position is currently being held by an Egyptologist and that the department is specifically seeking applicants in the ancient near east. Classes at Knox are small and there is room for flexibility in what courses will be taught. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to direct them to me Tracy Musacchio (tmusacchio@...) or to Penny Gold, the department chair (pgold@...).
KNOX COLLEGE invites applications for a one-year position at the assistant professor level in ancient history (classical or ancient near east), to begin September 2008. The teaching load will be six courses over three 10-week terms (two courses each term), including one course on "The Ancient Mediterranean World." Preference will be given to candidates with broad training (more than one geographic sphere and/or more than one time period). Knox is an independent, highly selective liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. For more nformation about Knox: <http://www.knox.edu>. Send a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcript, three letters of reference, brief descriptions of courses you would propose to teach, and sample syllabi from relevant courses you have taught in the past to: Professor Penny S. Gold, Chair, Department of History, Knox College, 2 E. South St., Galesburg, IL 61401. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure fullest consideration, applications should arrive by April 11.
Qualifications: PhD or advanced ABD in history. Knox College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. In keeping with its 170-year commitment to access, Knox actively encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.