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The Department of Classics, Faculty of Arts, at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time probationary position at the rank of Instructor I or Instructor II. The successful candidate will teach between six and eight three-credit-hour courses per year, depending upon the responsibilities which s/he is assigned for academic service. The courses will normally include some combination of the Department’s first-year Classical Studies survey courses (Introduction to Ancient Greek Culture and Introduction to Ancient Roman Culture), its survey course in Greek and Roman Mythology, and its introductory and intermediate courses inancient Greek and Latin. Duties will also include student advising, public outreach and service to the Department, Faculty and University. The appointee will be an experienced instructor with a demonstrable record of superior teaching, and applicants are required to show special interest, ability andsuccess in teaching introductory courses. Those who have made or are likely to make pedagogical contributions to the discipline through the scholarship ofteaching and/or their development and dissemination of teaching materials will be at an advantage. A completed PhD in Classics is preferred. The effective date of the appointment will be July 1, 2013.
The Department of Classics at the University of Manitoba currently has a vigorous staff complement of 6 permanent members with professorial rank. This complement is regularly augmented by part-time and/or temporary lecturers, instructors and teaching assistants. The Department offers undergraduate major and minor programs in Greek, Latin and Classical Studies and an M.A. in Classics. Further information on the Department is available at http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/classics/
Starting salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples,persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and gender, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications for this position must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and three confidential letters of referencesent directly by the referees. Candidates must also include evidence of effective teaching, preferably in the form of a teaching dossier. Applications should be sent to: Dr. Mark Joyal, Chair, Department of Classics Search Committee, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2M8. Tel: (204) 474-9502; FAX (204) 474-7658 E-mail: m.joyal AT ad.umanitoba.ca
The deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2012. Applications, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act“ (Manitoba). Please note that C.V.s may be provided to participating members of the search process.