JOB: Roman History @ Dalhousie (tenure track)

Seen in the Canadian Classical Bulletin:


Tenure-stream Appointment
Lecturer/Assistant Professor
Roman History

The Department of Classics at Dalhousie University invites applications for a tenure stream appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level effective July 1, 2010, in Roman History with a secondary interest in Latin Studies. All candidates will possess philological competence in Greek and Latin normally expected in international Classical Scholarship, and will follow a text-based approach to teaching and research. At the undergraduate level a demonstrated ability to teach large introductory classes in Ancient History, as well as intermediate level classes in Greek and Roman History, is essential. The successful applicant will be able to contribute to the Graduate Programme of the Department: the preferred research area is Roman Republican and Imperial History; an interest in historiography and cross-disciplinary approaches to cultural history would be advantageous. In Latin studies, competence and readiness to teach Latin language and literature at the undergraduate level are expected. Applicants should have completed the PhD or have the PhD in-hand and show competence in teaching, research and publication appropriate to their experience. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should send, in hard copy, a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, evidence of teaching competence, and arrange to have three confidential original letters of professional recommendation forwarded by referees under separate cover to:

Dr. Wayne Hankey, Chair
Department of Classics
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4P9
claswww AT

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

The closing date for applications is October 15, 2009.