New Hire - Definite Term Lecturer

Monday, May 10, 2021

Definite-Term Lecturer in Classical Studies

The Department of Classical Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking a Definite-Term Lecturer for a two-year contract with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Classical Studies or an equivalent discipline, with a demonstrated ability to teach ancient Mediterranean history and material culture, as well as both Greek and Latin languages at all levels. Experience with the delivery of online courses would be an asset. Duties include teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and MA levels. 

The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is $68,000 to $100,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The closing date for applications is June 9, 2021. Application materials, which must include a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of at least three referees willing to provide a confidential letter of reference, are to be submitted online as PDF files through Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact the Department Chair, Andrew Faulkner, by email at

The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.”

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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