Application for One-year leave replacement Lecturer in Classical Studies and Latin Language

The Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies, at the University of British Columbia, is seeking applications for a one-year leave replacement Lecturer position in Classical Studies and Latin Language to commence September 1st, 2022. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Classical Studies or a related field.  The successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to teaching and be able to teach both introductory and advanced Latin (both prose and verse), as well as courses on topics such as Classical myth and Latin Epic in translation. The position involves teaching eight 13-week courses (24 credits) and participating in departmental service, events and initiatives.Enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of AMNE, Dr. Michael Griffin, via

The deadline is July 27, 2022. You will be able to save and return to this application via an email link.

For this application, you will need to submit:

  1. Your personal information
  2. Your highest degree earned
  3. A PDF of your letter of application
  4. A PDF of your CV
  5. A PDF of your statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages)
  6. A PDF of your evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence (max. 5 pages)
  7. A PDF of your statement about your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion (1-2 pages)
  8. The names and emails of 3 referees

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees (please warn your referees of the possibility beforehand – the turnaround time will be short) and more extensive evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence (including but not limited to student evaluations and/or peer assessments, and an undergraduate course syllabus). Interviews will be conducted through Zoom.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Given the uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, applicants must be prepared to conduct interviews remotely if circumstances require. A successful applicant may be asked to consider an offer containing a deadline without having been able to make an in-person visit to campus if travel and other restrictions are still in place.

Information about the Department is available on the web at

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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