The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies (CNES) invites applications from graduate students for the position of Grader for the fall 2020 semester (rank of Student Assistant). The course, CLAS 180A – 01 (cross-listed as ARTH 286E – 01), Greek and Roman architecture, will be taught synchronously via Zoom in Fall 2020 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 16:25-17:50. Maximum enrollment is 75 students. The instructor of record is Jeffrey A. Becker.Course Description: This course introduces students to the study of Mediterranean material culture by focusing on the development of ancient Greek and Roman architecture from the Late Bronze Age to the beginning of Late Antiquity. The survey begins in the Greek world, examining the formal and technical development of Greek architecture. Topics considered will include public, sacred, and private architecture and the development of architectural principles over time. The survey continues in the Roman world, where attention will similarly be paid to formal and technological developments, territorial expansion, and regionalism in architectural forms from the Iron Age to the reign of the emperor Justinian. In both Greek and Roman contexts, attention will be given to visual and contextual analysis, as well as to issues of cultural heritage and reception. Students will gain experience understanding and analyzing ancient buildings and will learn how to study architecture and visual culture within its historical context. There are no prerequisites.Responsibilities of the Position: The Grader position involves assisting with the grading of assessments in the course, as well as assisting with grading other activities aimed at measuring student engagement, including exit tickets, discussion boards, and responsive memos. The assessments include two examinations and 8 short image-based quizzes (4 in each half of the semester). It is expected that the Grader will attend lectures. Graduate students with experience grading undergraduate papers and with an interest in teaching and learning are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is designed to offer the grader mentorship and professional development in areas such as instructional design, syllabus development, pedagogy, assignment design, and rubric creation. The remuneration will be $2,500 (Student Assistant, HR Code 28021) and will involve about 10 hours of work per week.Interested?How to Apply: Interested graduate students should transmit an electronic application (.pdf or .docx format, please), consisting of a short c.v. (2 pages maximum) and a cover letter, in which they outline their experience and interest as it relates to the position, to: Andrew Scholtz, Associate Professor of Classics, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.