JOB: Latin+ @ UIUC

Seen on various lists (please send any responses to the people/institution mentioned in the post, not to rogueclassicism!)

Position Description: The Department of the Classics in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the area of Latin literature, beginning 16 August 2011. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, to supervise graduate research and to pursue an active program of scholarly publication. Preference will be given to applicants whose interests are interdisciplinary and who combine expertise in Classical Latin literature with an interest in an area such as gender and women’s studies, literary theory or Mediaeval studies. Applicants must have a PhD in Classics or in an immediately relevant field and must present a record of publication and excellence in teaching sufficient for appointment with indefinite tenure at the University of Illinois. Salary is commensurate with experience. The University is noted for its extensive library holdings in Classics and related fields and for its museums, with excellent collections of ancient Mediterranean artifacts.

For full consideration, online application, including curriculum vitae and names of three referees, must be completed by 15 October 2010 at https://jobs.illinois.edu. Short-listed candidates will be invited for campus interviews before the end of the calendar year. Inquiries should be addressed to David Sansone, Head, at <dsansone AT illinois.edu> or 217-333-7573.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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