JOB: Greek Language and Lit @ Penn State

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The Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at The
Pennsylvania State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track
appointment in Greek language and literature at the assistant
professor level, beginning August 2010. Applications are welcome from
candidates with active research interests in any area or period of
ancient Greek poetry or prose. Primary teaching responsibilities
include Greek language and literature at the undergraduate and
graduate levels and large lecture courses on Greek mythology and
civilization. The successful candidate has the opportunity to take a
leadership role in developing the strengths of Penn State’s Greek
program. The department embraces the entire Mediterranean world in
antiquity within its purview and therefore welcomes candidates who can
contribute to dialogue across the fields of Classics and Ancient
Mediterranean Studies.

Requirements include Ph.D. completed by December 2009, teaching
experience, and evidence of scholarly publication. Please submit a
letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly
writing (no more than thirty pages), and three letters of
recommendation. Electronic submission of applications is preferred and
may be sent to Sandi Moyer at sjm1 AT If you cannot submit your
application electronically, please send materials to: Chair, Hellenist
Search Committee, Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean
Studies, Penn State, Box A, 108 Weaver Bldg., University Park, PA
16802-5500, USA. Applications received by November 16, 2009 are
assured of consideration, but dossiers will be accepted until the
position is filled. Preliminary interviews of selected candidates
will be conducted at the Annual APA/AIA Meeting in Orange County, CA,
January 6-9, 2010. Penn State is committed to affirmative action,
equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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