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CUNY Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Classical and Oriental Studies in New York, New York

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Classical and Oriental Studies

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Hunter College

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The Classics Program of Hunter College, City University of New York, invites applications for a Doctoral Lecturer in Classics, beginning in fall 2023. This is a full-time appointment with a renewable contract and eligibility for a Certificate of Continuous Service. The normal teaching load is four courses per semester. We welcome scholars with different specializations related to the ancient Mediterranean world. The successful candidate will be expected to teach broadly in classics at all undergraduate levels including courses in Greek and Roman literature in translation, classical civilization courses, and specialized topic courses. We are seeking someone who will be able to teach and organize our offerings that contribute to the general education program at Hunter, including courses in classical mythology, the Greek and Latin Roots of English, and classical civilizations and literature. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to curricular development and perform administrative duties within the program.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


PhD degree in Classics by June 2023 is required.The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence or strong promise of excellence in the teaching of the ancient Mediterranean world and the Greek and Latin languages. We seek applicants who have the ability to cooperate with faculty, students, and staff of all backgrounds for the good of the institution, and who are committed to encouraging and supporting our highly diverse student body

The ability to teach both ancient Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels is required.


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience ($56,821 - $98,309)

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26408

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required

material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • A letter of application describing teaching and research interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Writing sample (in pdf format)

  • Graduate school transcripts

  • The names of three references (note that we are not requesting letters of reference in the initial application).

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred


For full consideration, all materials should be received by March 6, 2023. First-round interviews will be conducted remotely over Zoom; finalists will visit the campus in person. The search will continue until the position is filled.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.