JOB: Greek Lit. @ McGill (tenure track)

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McGill University

The Department of History and Classics program invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Ancient Greek language and literature, effective 1 August 2010. A primary research specialization in Greek Epic, Lyric or Drama is preferred. The successful candidate should hold a PhD and show promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is required.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of reference should be sent to Professor John Zucchi, Chair, Department of History, McGill University, Lea 608, 855 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2T7. The application deadline is 15 November 2009. We will conduct interviews at the January 2010 meeting of the American Philological Association in Orange County, CA in early January.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification. McGill University is an English language institution, but knowledge of French would be considered an asset.

JOB: Ancient History at NIU (tenure track)

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The Department of History at Northern Illinois University invites
applications for an anticipated tenure-track assistant professorship
in Ancient Mediterranean History beginning August 16, 2010. Ph.D.
required at time of appointment; teaching experience preferred.
Ability to teach upper-division undergraduate courses in Ancient
Greece, Ancient Near East, and Ancient Rome; survey course in
Western Civ to 1500; and graduate courses in area of expertise. The
department and the university are committed to the principle of
diversity and encourage applications from candidates who can
contribute to this objective. Send letter of application, C.V.,
official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching
portfolio, and a chapter-length writing sample to Professor Nancy M.
Wingfield, Chair, Ancient History Search Committee, Department of
History, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. No
electronic submissions please. Review of applications will begin on
October 30 and continue until the position is closed. NIU is an AA/
EEO Institution.

CONF: Seminars at Reading: Autumn 2009

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Wed 21 Oct 2009 4 pm
Annalisa Marzano, University of Reading
‘Understanding the Roman Economy. Winter Navigation and Pastio Villatica for Export’
HumSS, Room 175

Wed 28 Oct 2009 4 pm
Duncan Kennedy, University of Bristol
‘A Neglected Classic? The Astronomica of Manilius’
HumSS, Room 175

Thu 5 Nov 2009 4 pm
Barbara Graziosi, University of Durham
‘Homer’s perception of time and space’
HumSS, Room 175
[Please note that this seminar will be held on Thursday.]

Wed 11 Nov 2009 4 pm
Tim Rood, University of Oxford
‘Dubya Anabasis: Xenophon and the Iraq War’
HumSS, Room 175

Wed 18 Nov 2009 4 pm
Roger Ling, University of Manchester
‘Theseus at the gates of the Labyrinth: interpreting a Pompeian painting"
HumSS, Room 175

Wed 25 Nov 2009 4 pm
William Fitzgerald, King’s College London
‘Interpreting Miscellany: Aulus Gellius’ Noctes Atticae’
HumSS, Room 175

Wed 2 Dec 2009 3 pm
A special seminar with
Roland Mayer, King’s College London
Matthew Nicholls, University of Reading
Peter Kruschwitz, University of Reading
HumSS, Room 175

For directions to the University of Reading, please see:

Please contact Ian Rutherford (i.c.rutherford AT for further information.

CONF: Research Seminars at Kent

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Classical & Archaeological Studies

Research Seminars 2009–2010

29 September, 7.30 pm, Grimmond Lecture Theatre 1

Dr Paul Bennett, Canterbury Archaeological Trust

‘Recent Archaeological Work in Kent’

15 October, 6.00 pm, Cornwallis NW SR12

Dr Dries Tys, Free University Brussels

‘Seen and unseen: maritime societies, their hinterland relations and the origin of Antwerp and Bruges, between the 7th and 12th centuries’

4 November, 5.15 pm, KLT5

Professor Judith Herrin, King’s College London

‘What is Byzantium?’

2 December, 4.00 pm, Cornwallis NW SR12

Professor Philip Betancourt, University of Pennsylvania and Temple University

‘Excavations at the Early Minoan I hilltop of Aphrodite’s Kephali, in eastern Crete’

All welcome.

For a map of the campus and directions to the University of Kent please see:

For Further information please contact Efrosyni Boutsikas (E.Boutsikas AT

JOB: Generalist at UMiami (tenure track)

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The Department of Classics at the University of Miami is seeking
candidates for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant
Professor, to begin on August 15, 2010, in this, the nation’s youngest
Classics Department. The appointed individual will help in the building
of the program by teaching Latin and Greek (at all levels) and broad
survey courses of the literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world,
and by participating in various departmental activities. Prior teaching
experience preferred. A Ph.D. in Classics or related discipline by the
time of appointment is required.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and supporting materials,
including a writing sample, should be sent to: University of Miami
Classics Search Committee, Department of Classics, Ashe 521, Coral
Gables, FL 33124-4653. For inquiries, please call Ada Orlando at
305-284-6326 or email: aorlando AT DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Applicants should arrange for at least three confidential letters of
reference to be sent directly to the same address (hard copy please, not
email). The review of applications will begin on 1 October 2009, and
will continue until a suitable candidate is identified or the search is
closed. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer.