Preceptor in Modern Greek at the Harvard University Department of the Classics

The Department of the Classics seeks applications for a Preceptor in Modern Greek beginning July 1, 2024. This is a three-year position, renewable for an additional term of up to five years (eight years in total), contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization. The preceptor is expected to offer language classes and to undertake administrative responsibilities in the Program of Modern Greek Studies. The successful applicant should be well versed in the issues of teaching Modern Greek as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of the language, have native or near native proficiency in Modern Greek, and must be able to conduct upper-level courses in Modern Greek. Specialization in Modern Greek literature, linguistics, and culture, or Modern Greek intellectual history and in teaching Modern Greek as a second language is highly desirable. A strong doctoral record is preferred.

Basic Qualifications
Experience in teaching all levels of the language and the ability to conduct upper-level courses in Modern Greek are required. Native or near native proficiency in Modern Greek is also required.

Additional Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Modern Greek, Classics, or a related discipline is preferred.

Special Instructions
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal. Applications must be submitted no later than October 10, 2023.
1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted; prompts will be generated once the candidate’s portion of the application has been submitted, and letters are due by October 16, 2023.)

Contact Information

Panagiotis Roilos (

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Supplemental Questions
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
1. Publication
2. Course Evaluation
3. Sample Syllabus
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