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Hampden-Sydney College, a selective private liberal arts college for men
with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, invites
applications for an approved one-year position in the Department of
Classics, beginning August 2013. The successful candidate will be expected
to teach Latin at all undergraduate levels as well as courses such as
Classical Mythology and Etymology. The teaching load for this position is
seven courses per year. Ph.D. or ABD at advanced dissertation stage
preferred. To apply, please send the following materials: a letter of
application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation which
address the candidate’s teaching abilities. Application materials may be
sent in hard copy to Dr. Janice Siegel, Chair, Department of Classics, Box
24, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943 or via email
(attachments in pdf preferred) to jsiegel AT hsc.edu. Departmental information
is available at http://www.hsc.edu/Academics/Academic-Majors/Classics.html.
The review of applications will begin on February 20, 2013 and will
continue until the position is filled. Hampden-Sydney College is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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ANDREW W. MELLON PROFESSOR OF CLASSICAL STUDIES
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens seeks an established
scholar with extensive experience in Greece to be the next Andrew W. Mellon
Professor of Classical Studies. The Mellon Professor organizes and conducts
the academic program of the School in collaboration with the Director and
the Assistant Director and must be able to provide a graduate-level introduction
to the sites, monuments, museums and topography of Greece as well as advise
students of the School in their research. In addition, as one of the officers
of the School, the Mellon Professor participates in the operations of the
The appointment is for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2014. Salary
commensurate with rank and experience. Benefits include pension contribution,
health insurance, travel budget, and housing on campus. The incumbent has
not applied. The deadline for application is March 15, 2013. Send a letter
of application detailing qualifications for the position as well as experience
in Greece, research and pedagogical agendas, curriculum vitae, and three
letters of reference to Professor Barbara Barletta, Chair, Committee on
Personnel, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6 – 8 Charlton
Street, Princeton, NJ 08540-5232. Send to application AT ascsa.org. ASCSA is
an EO/AA employer.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate
on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, national
or ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of
membership or application for employment.
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*Tombros Librarian for Classics and Humanities*
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seek an outstanding librarian to hold the endowed faculty position of Tombros Librarian for Classics and Humanities in the George and Sherry Middlemas Arts and Humanities Library on the University Park campus.
The Tombros Librarian for Classics and Humanities serves as a liaison subject specialist for Ancient History, Classics, Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Jewish Studies, and Religious Studies and possibly other humanities disciplines by developing and managing excellent collections, providing research consultation and reference services to those studying these disciplines , providing an engaging information literacy program, participating in scholarly communication initiatives, and actively collaborating in outreach initiatives with collegiate faculty in these disciplines. The successful candidate will engage in research and scholarly publishing, demonstrate leadership at the national/international level in professional or disciplinary associations, participate actively in local, national, and international digital humanities initiatives, and collaborate effectively with colleagues in the Arts and Humanities Library and throughout the Libraries. As a senior faculty member, the appointee will provide leadership for library and university-wide initiatives. Occasional teaching of credit-bearing courses is an option. This position reports to the Head of the George and Sherry Middlemas Arts and Humanities Library.
As an endowed faculty position, the Tombros librarianship provides ample support for programs, collection development, travel, and research. The University Libraries have extensive holdings in all areas of classical studies in general and ancient Greek civilization in particular. Because of the George P. Tombros Ancient Greek Collection, Penn State has developed a world-class collection of primary texts in ancient Greek. Other gifts, including the Tombros Libraries Endowment in Classics, support classical studies in general.
Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution or an advanced degree in a relevant discipline; record of significant contributions in collection development and research services at an academic or research library; proficiency in Latin; substantial academic background in classical literature, history, or related disciplines; knowledge of current trends and methodologies in humanities research and scholarly communications; interest in digital humanities initiatives; excellent written, oral, and leadership skills; evidence of an established reputation in scholarly achievement; strong record of service; a desire to work in a collaborative, student-centered environment.
Additional advanced degree in one of the relevant disciplines. Knowledge of Greek, Hebrew, or other language relating to Classics Experience participating in digital humanities initiatives.
Penn State, a land-grant institution, is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), a consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago. The Penn State University Libraries are a strategic asset to Penn State, advancing intellectual discovery, information literacy, and lifelong learning, all in support of the University’s strategic goals in teaching, research, service, and outreach. Based on current Association for Research Libraries investment rankings, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries are ranked among the top ten research libraries in North America. A student survey completed in 2010 found overall student satisfaction with the University Libraries to be at the top of its category. Collections exceed 5.8 million volumes and include more than 102,000 current serial subscriptions. The University Libraries are located at University Park and 22 other locations throughout Pennsylvania, and they serve approximately 6,000 faculty and 45,000 students at University Park, and more than 96,000 students system-wide including 12,000 students enrolled in the World Campus, the online campus of Penn State.
The University Park campus is set in the State College metropolitan area, a university town located in central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational facilities, a low crime rate, and excellent public schools. The campus is within a half-day drive to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, or Pittsburgh. The University Park Airport is served by three major carriers with flights to Washington, Philadelphia, and Detroit. For more information, please visit http://www.libraries.psu.edu and http://www.cbicc.org.
Appointment and benefits:
This is a tenure-track faculty position. Based upon the University and Libraries’ standards in librarianship, research, service, and outreach, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Librarian with tenure. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include liberal vacation, excellent insurance and health care coverage, state or TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges.
Send a letter of application or nomination, resumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Search Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, Box TCL-CLL, 511 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802. Applications and nominations may also be sent to lap225 AT psu.edu. Please reference Box TCL-CLL in the email subject line. Review of candidates will begin on January 29, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
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External Posting (Faculty)
Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:
Department: Art History
Budget Title: Assistant Professor
Local Title: Assistant Professor of Art History
Posting Date: November 7, 2012
Duties: The department of Art History at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2013 in ancient art.
Duties: Responsibilities include the teaching of courses in Greek or Roman art, other areas of ancient art according to the applicant’s specialty, and the first half of our undergraduate survey, active engagement in scholarship, and university service. Specialization may be in Greek Roman, or any area of ancient Mediterranean or Near Eastern art.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in art history is required; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate scholarly ability, with publications preferred, and have teaching experience beyond T.A. level. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
Contact Information: Electronic submissions preferred. Candidates should send cover letter, CV, writing sample and three letters of recommendation (sent directly from references) to: arthistsearch AT newpaltz.edu. Please note Search #F12-37 on all materials submitted for this search.
Paper copies may be sent to:
Chair, Art History Search Committee
HAB 602A, 1 Hawk Drive
State University of New York at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Official transcripts will be required of successful applicant.
Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled. Priority given to applications received by 1/15/13.
Other important information about this vacancy: Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer
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The Greek and Roman Studies program in the College of the Humanities at Carleton University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Ancient Science and Technology, preferably with an emphasis in ancient medicine, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment, which is subject to final budgetary approval, will commence 1 July 2013, by which time the candidate must hold a doctoral degree.
The successful candidate will be able to teach Greek and Latin at all levels, to undertake research leading to significant peer-reviewed publications, to demonstrate excellence in teaching, and to contribute effectively to academic life in the program, the College of the Humanities, and the larger university.
Complete application includes three letters of reference, sent under separate cover, at least one of which speaks to the candidate’s teaching abilities; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interest, recent publications; a teaching dossier or other evidence of teaching excellence. All materials should be sent by 14 December 2012 to:
Professor Farhang Rajaee
College of Humanities
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6
Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, the application of Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
For additional information on the BA program in Greek and Roman Studies, please consult the web-site: http://www2.carleton.ca/chum/greek-and-roman-studies/. For additional information on the College, and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please consult the following websites: http://www.carleton.ca/chum/; http://carleton.ca/fass/.
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The Department of Classics at the University of Arizona is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Professor (non-tenure eligible). A non-tenure-eligible assistant professor is appointed initially for a one-year period. This appointment may be renewed an indefinite number of times subject to satisfactory annual performance evaluation. Promotion to non-tenure eligible associate professorship is possible after a minimum of three years of service in rank.
The candidate’s teaching strengths should focus on imperial Roman historians and imperial Roman culture. Ph.D. in Classics must be in hand by August 1, 2013.
This is a full-time benefits-eligible position that will start in fall 2013. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2012, and continue until filled.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.
The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.
For information about the Department of Classics, please visit our website: http://classics.arizona.edu/
To apply, please visit the following site: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=206319<http://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=206319>
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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.
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George Washington University
The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at The George Washington University seeks a classicist for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor. Basic Qualifications:Applicants must have a PhD in classics or a related field, teaching excellence as demonstrated by course evaluation summaries, potential for a strong record of scholarly publication as demonstrated by publications or works in progress, and be able to teach ancient Greek language at all levels, as well as courses on classical literature in translation, classical mythology, and material culture/history. Information about the department and current faculty members can be found at: http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/cnelc/.
Application Procedure: Complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/11115 and upload a cover letter, current CV, sample publications or works in progress, course evaluation summaries, and names/contact information for three recommenders. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on 15 November 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. The George Washington University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.
ehcline AT gwu.edu
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The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Pacific
Northwest (CAPN) will take place at the University of Oregon, March
Call for Papers: We invite papers on any aspect of Graeco-Roman
antiquity, and we especially seek those that are likely to be of broad
interest and make connections among the different elements of the
ancient world. Such connections can be between Greek society and Roman
society, between different disciplines such as archaeology, literature
and history, or between different genres of literature. We also welcome
pedagogical papers, especially those that address the instruction of
Latin and Greek at primary, secondary and university levels. Teachers
and students of the Classics at any level of instruction (K-12, college,
or university) may submit abstracts; all papers will be judged
anonymously by the Program Committee, chaired by CAPN President Mary
Abstracts of no more than 200 words may be submitted by email to this
address: maryjaeg AT uoregon.edu . The deadline for submissions is January
10, 2013. You should receive a response by the end of January.
Further details about the conference schedule, keynote address, and
practicalities will be sent out as soon as they are available, and will
be accessible on the CAPN webpage (http://classicalassocpacificnw.org ).
For additional inquiries, contact Mary Jaeger at the University of
Oregon maryjaeg AT uoregon.edu .
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Vacancy: Lecturer in Classics, University of Otago, New Zealand
The University of Otago is the oldest university in New Zealand. The Chair
in Classics was one of the three foundation chairs established in 1869,
and the Department is known for its excellence in research and teaching.
Our academic staff are recognised internationally for their scholarly
contributions in the broad fields of classical literature, history, and
archaeology, and are well represented in leading journals and on editorial
We particularly seek a new colleague who will augment and bolster our
existing research strengths and innovative teaching programme. This
lectureship is a permanent, full-time (confirmation-path) position.
Applicants will be qualified at PhD level, and will show clear evidence
of, or at least strong potential for, internationally rated publications,
and a willingness to seek external research funds. (Please attach a sample
of recently written research.)
While applications will be considered from candidates whose research
interests lie in any branch of classical studies, teaching expertise in
art/archaeology, mythology or philosophy or film/reception is desirable,
plus the ability to teach Greek language (preferably both Greek and Latin)
to a high level. Previous teaching experience (especially of large
classes) is also desirable, as well as a demonstrated ability to enthuse
and inspire students. (Please attach teaching evaluations.)
The successful appointee will be required to teach both language and
classical civilisation courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate
levels; to supervise research at Honours, Masters and PhD levels; to
develop and maintain a strong research profile; and to undertake
administrative roles and community/professional service activities which
contribute to the overall effectiveness and standing of the Department.
Specific enquiries prior to application may be directed to Associate
Professor Jon Hall, Convener of the Selection Committee (email:
jon.hall AT otago.ac.nz); or to Dr Patricia Hannah, Head of Department
(email: pat.hannah At otago.ac.nz).
Applications are to be submitted online. Please consult the following
webpage (the job number is 1201112):
Applications will close Friday, 12 October 2012. Starting date for the
appointment will be 1 July 2013.
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Reed College invites applications for a one-year visiting appointment in
Classics and Humanities beginning August 2013. We are seeking a
classicist with a strong background in Greek and Latin literature. The
successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching
excellence at the undergraduate level. The appointee will teach Greek
and Latin language and literature courses, advise senior theses, and may
teach in Reed’s first-year Humanities course, which focuses primarily on
Greco-Roman civilization. Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand or
near completion by fall 2013. Applications should include a cover letter
describing teaching and scholarly interests, CV, and three letters of
recommendation. Reed College is a community that believes that cultural
diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In
your letter of application, please address how your scholarship,
teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Reed
College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the
College’s diversity statement (http://www.reed.edu/diversity/). The
Classics Department is using Interfolio to collect applications; for
more information and application instructions, see
https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/17008. All application materials
must be received by November 16, 2012. For further information about
this position, please contact Professor Nigel Nicholson
(nigel.nicholson AT reed.edu). An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values
diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.
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Department of Classics
Associate or Full Professor Position Announcement
Ancient Greek History
The Department of Classics at Brown University has been authorized to
announce a search for a senior Hellenist (Associate or Full Professor)
with a specialization in ancient Greek History. The successful
candidate will teach Greek history as well as Classical Greek language
and literature. Prerequisites for consideration include distinction in
scholarship and teaching in any aspect of Greek history.
Candidates should submit a letter of application and a curriculum
vitae, including the names and contact information of at least five
Please submit application materials online at
Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2012. Members of the
department will meet with select candidates at the annual meeting of
the American Philological Association in Seattle, WA, January 3-6,
2013. Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, John
Bodel (John_Bodel AT brown.edu).
Brown University is committed to diversity in its faculty and
encourages applications from qualified women and under-represented
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The University of Melbourne
LECTURER IN CLASSICS (US equivalent of Assistant Professor, Tenure Track)
Position no.: 0029717
Faculty of Arts
School of Historical & Philosophical Studies
Salary: $85,203 – $101,175 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
The Classics and Archaeology at the University of Melbourne is a leading program for the study of the ancient world. The only program of its kind in Australia, it is home to cutting edge research and field study undertaken by its staff, researchers and fellows. The program is affiliated with institutions such as The Classical Association of Victoria (CAV) with whom we regularly collaborate on a variety of lectures and events.
The discipline of Classics, part of the Classics and Archaeology program, in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies teaches a suite of undergraduate subjects, has a strong research higher degree culture, and an internationally recognised research profile. The discipline has strengths in ancient Greek and Latin language and literature, and Near Eastern, Aegean and Classical archaeology. The School now seeks to appoint a Lecturer (US equivalent of Assistant Professor) in the field of Classics, with a specialisation in ancient Greek language and literature.
To be successful in this role you will have an established research specialisation as above, and demonstrate potential to achieve a high level of research performance through the steady production of refereed publications and success in obtaining research grants, as well as the demonstrated potential to attain academic promotion. You will have a proven capability to make a significant contribution to research and engagement in Classics and Ancient World Studies, and will aspire to cultivate research links and networks with other groups on campus, as well as nationally and internationally.
Close date: 3 November 2012
To download the complete position description and selection criteria, go to:
HOW TO APPLY: Online applications are preferred. Go to www.jobs.unimelb.edu.au and use the Job Search screen to find the position by title or number.
CONTACT FOR ENQUIRIES ONLY
Professor Trevor Burnard
Tel +61 3 8344 6686
Email tburnard AT unimelb.edu.au
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The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization of Latin prose literature. Successful candidates must conduct independent research, perform academic duties associated with our BA, MA, and PhD programs, and teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching.
Applicants must have a PhD in Classics (or in an immediately relevant field) at time of appointment. The target starting date is August 16, 2013. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
To apply, create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: cover letter, CV, writing sample (up to 20 pages), teaching portfolio (sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), and contact information or Interfolio ID for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically upon the submission of the application. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by November 26, 2012; letters of reference must be received no later than December 3, 2012. Initial interviews will be conducted at the APA/AIA meeting in Seattle, January 3-6, 2013.
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. The Department of the Classics also publishes the journal Illinois Classical Studies. For more information about the search, please contact slcl-hr AT illinois.edu (please reference Classics Search in the subject line). Additional information about the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be found at http://www.classics.illinois.edu/.
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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The Department of Ancient Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin, Fall, 2013. The position requires a PhD in Classics, Ancient History, or in a closely related field at the time of appointment.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the promise of excellence as both a scholar and a teacher. The ability to teach courses in Greek and Roman history, Classical civilization and culture and Greek and Latin language is a requirement. While the field of specialization is open, the successful applicant will possess a broad expertise in Greek and Roman history and culture.
Please send (in pdf format) a letter of interest, writing or publication samples (20 pp. maximum), sample syllabi, a list of references and a C.V. to Professor Marilyn Y. Goldberg at goldberg AT umbc.edu. Email is preferred, but hard copies may be sent to Prof. Goldberg at the Department of Ancient Studies, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland, 21250. To learn more about our Department, visit our website at www.umbc.edu/ancs.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be held at the American Philological Association Annual Meeting in Seattle in January, 2013, although it is not necessary to attend the Annual Meeting to receive interview consideration.
Located between Baltimore and Washington, DC, UMBC is a Carnegie Research University (RU/H) widely recognized for its commitment to diversity and excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its students and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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The Department of Classics at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin 1 July 2013. The Department seeks a specialist in the visual and material culture of the Roman world.
The successful candidate should be actively involved in archaeological fieldwork and will be expected to coordinate and teach the Brock University Archaeological Practicum. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in Roman art and archaeology, senior and graduate level specialty seminars, and may include classical civilization and Latin and/or Greek courses. The successful applicant is also expected to supervise M.A. students. Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment and provide evidence of excellence in teaching and potential for scholarly achievement.
Classics at Brock is currently a department of nine permanent faculty, and over 100 majors, teaching on a 2:2 load a variety of courses towards majors and honours degrees in Classical Studies, Classical Languages, and Ancient Art and Archaeology. In addition to these programs, we offer large introductory courses in mythology and civilization to satisfy a general university requirement. The department offers an M.A. degree in Classics with special fields in Art and Archaeology and Text and Culture, and is active in Brock’s Medieval and Renaissance Studies program and the Women’s and Gender Studies program. The department also houses a teaching collection of Cypriote antiquities and an archaeology lab.
The deadline for applications is 16 November 2012. Applicants should submit in hard copy format a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, evidence of successful teaching, a statement of research and a sample of scholarly writing, and should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to: Dr Allison Glazebrook, Chair, Department of Classics, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave., St Catharines, Ontario, CANADA. L2S 3A1.
Members of the department will meet with applicants at the 2013 Annual Meetings of the American Philological Association and the Archaeological Institute of America in Seattle.
Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/1095 and include the completed form with their application.
For inquiries on the position email: aglazebrook AT brocku.ca. More information on the Department of Classics can be found at www.brocku.ca/classics. Information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website at www.brocku.ca.
The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
A US based production company is seeking help in the following areas-
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The Department of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Greek history and/or literature
at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a colleague whose interests and
approaches will enhance existing faculty strengths and who will contribute
to our program at all levels. The successful candidate will be expected to
maintain a strong and productive program of research, to demonstrate
excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, to supervise graduate
research, and to participate actively in service to the department, college,
and university. Applicants should at a minimum have a PhD in Classics or a
related field (in hand or expected by August 2013), commitment to teaching
excellence, and a clearly defined research agenda.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, a CV, a sample of recent scholarship,
and three letters of recommendation to: utclassics AT austin.utexas.edu
(subject heading: Search Committee); or by post to: Search Committee,
Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin, 2210 Speedway, C3400,
Austin, TX 78712-1738. To receive full consideration, complete applications
must be received by November 15, 2012. Inquiries may be sent to the Search
Committee at either address. The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO
employer. Appointment is subject to budgetary approval; and a background
check on the appointee is a state requirement. Further information about the
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The Department of Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Roman archaeology at the rank of assistant professor. Preference will be given to applicants with a developed research plan based on primary fieldwork. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand at time of application; indicate teaching and research interests that are complementary to existing strengths in the archaeology program (http://classics.unc.edu/); and demonstrate excellence in research and a commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. UNC Chapel Hill is an EOE employer. Women and minority scholars are encouraged to apply. Applicants apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/8475 and attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names of four people who will write letters of recommendation. Applications must be received by November 15, 2012 for consideration. The four letters of recommendation should be sent directly to: Donald C. Haggis, Chair, Roman Archaeology Search Committee, Department of Classics, CB# 3145, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3145. E-mail inquiries should be addressed to: dchaggis AT email.unc.edu.
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The Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Ancient Roman Art at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department seeks a candidate with high potential for significant publications and excellence in teaching. The starting date for the position is August, 2013. The successful candidate must have the Ph.D. by August, 2013.
The University of Maryland is a Research I institution located inside the Washington, D.C. beltway with excellent access to the numerous libraries, museums, and research institutions of the Baltimore-Washington area, including the Library of Congress, Dumbarton Oaks, the Center for Hellenic Studies, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Walters Art Museum.
The Department of Art History and Archaeology offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degree in a wide range of art-historical fields. (Further information about the Department may be found at http://www.arthistory-archaeology.umd.edu/.) The successful applicant must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses including a survey course (Art and Society in Ancient and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean) and upper-level courses in ancient Roman art and architecture; s/he will also teach graduate colloquia and seminars on specialized topics–as well as direct theses and dissertations–in Roman art and architecture.
For best consideration, candidates should submit a complete application by October 31, 2012. Application materials must include a cover letter describing your research and your qualifications for this position, a current curriculum vitae, a chapter from your dissertation or a copy of a publication, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees who will submit letters electronically.
Preliminary interviews with selected candidates will be conducted by appointment at the Annual Meeting of the College Art Association in New York, February 13–16, 2013. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Anthony Colantuono, chair of the search committee, at pyr AT umd.edu. The search is contingent upon the continued availability of funds.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
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The Department of History at Baruch College of the City University of New
York invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the
history of the ancient world to begin August 2013. Specialization is open,
but preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on
trans-regional connections, the Mediterranean world, and/or Indian Ocean
networks. Teaching duties include a global history survey and upper level
undergraduate electives, especially ones with a global focus. Ph.D. required
at the time of appointment. Please send a letter of application addressing
research and teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae, three
letters of recommendation, sample syllabus and/or teaching evaluations if
available, and an article length writing sample to: Tansen Sen (Ancient
World Search Committee Chair), Department of History B5/200, Baruch College,
1 Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010. Deadline: November 15. Initial
interviews will likely take place at the AHA. Baruch College is committed to
enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with
disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. Baruch is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Tansen.Sen AT baruch.cuny.edu
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The discipline of Classics, part of the Classics and Archaeology program, in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the field of Classics, with a specialisation in ancient Greek language and literature of the pre-Classical or Classical periods. This is a readvertisement of the position advertised earlier this year.
Applicants should have an established research specialisation as above, and demonstrate potential to achieve a high level of research performance through the steady production of refereed publications and success in obtaining research grants, as well as the demonstrated potential to attain academic promotion.
The successful candidate will also bring a demonstrated expertise in teaching ancient Greek and Latin. The appointee must be able to teach (a) ancient Greek and Latin languages at the beginners, intermediate and advanced levels; (b) mythology of the pre-Classical or Classical periods.
Application Close date: 3 November 2012
A full position description, along with information about online application, is available at: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=833356&lCategoryID=&lWorkTypeID=&lLocationID=&lPayScaleID=&stp=AW&sLanguage=en
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Lecturer in Classics at Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the Classics
Programme. The successful applicant will be expected to have primary
expertise in Greek History, together with the ability to teach both Greek
and Latin languages. The appointee will be expected to have a PhD in
Classics, have a good research record and the potential to attract new
postgraduate enrolments, and have experience in teaching at tertiary level.
[The position of Lecturer is equivalent to tenure-track Assistant Professor
in North American Universities.]
For further details please visit www.vuw.vacancies.ac.nz
<http://www.vuw.vacancies.ac.nz/> or contact the Classics Programme Director
Professor Arthur Pomeroy. Email: arthur.pomeroy AT vuw.ac.nz. Applications
must be received by 15 December 2012.
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Notre Dame
Applications are invited from specialists in early Greek literature and culture for a two-year
position as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Notre
Dame to begin in July 2013. We welcome especially applications from candidates whose teaching
and research interests include Homeric literature and the material culture of the Aegean in the late
Bronze Age. Applicants should be prepared to teach courses in Greek and Latin language and
literature, and to offer courses in classical literature and culture in translation.
Review of complete applications will begin November 15, 2012. Preliminary interviews will take
place at the Annual Meeting of the AIA/APA in Seattle (January 2013). Please send letters of
application and complete dossiers, including three letters of recommendation, to Professor
Elizabeth Mazurek, Chair, Department of Classics, 304 O’Shaughnessy Hall, University of Notre
Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA.
The University of Notre Dame is an international Catholic research university and an equal
opportunity educator and employer with strong institutional and academic commitments to racial,
cultural, and gender diversity. Persons of color, women, members of under-represented groups,
and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information
about Notre Dame, including the University’s mission statement, is available at http://www.nd.edu.
Information about the Department of Classics can be found at http://classics.nd.edu.