The History Department of the College of Staten Island CUNY seeks a suitably qualified adjunct (Classics/ancient history graduate student or Ph.D.) to teach classes in a course on Roman history to undergraduates for an estimated FIVE WEEKS of this spring 2013 semester. The successful adjunct will substitute for a full-time faculty member on leave. No syllabus preparation is necessary as the adjunct will be teaching the topics/readings in the assigned syllabus and posted for students on Blackboard, and no grading of take-home assignments is required for this portion of the course. An appropriate working knowledge of Roman history is required, with evidence of experience in teaching. CUNY adjunct pay commensurate with experience.
TEACHING SCHEDULE – FIVE WEEKS OF MEETINGS commencing on Monday March 4 through Wednesday April 10 inclusive (excluding CUNY Spring break from March 25-April 2). Class meets MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS, at CSI-CUNY campus, from 12:20-2:15 PM. MEETING DATES: March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, and April 3, 8, and 10.
COURSE DESCRIPTION – HST 323: THEMES IN ROMAN REPUBLICAN AND IMPERIAL HISTORY. (Topics in) The history of Rome, from village to empire, through the discussion of political as well as social, economic, and cultural issues (4 hours, 4 credits). The weeks that need coverage by an adjunct are on the early Empire, from Augustus to Hadrian, with particular emphasis on the Augustan revolution and the empire during the reigns of Trajan and Hadrian. Syllabus can be supplied upon request.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND INTERVIEW – Please phone/email
Eric A. Ivison, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of History, College of Staten Island CUNY
Ph.D. Program in History, CUNY Graduate Center