JOB: Open position at Grinnell (tenure track)

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GRINNELL COLLEGE. Tenure-track position in the Department of Classics,
starting Fall 2010. Area of scholarly specialization is open, but the
department currently has members focusing on Greek lyric, Roman lyric,
and ancient philosophy. Broad training in classics is highly desirable;
strength in classical mythology or literature-in-translation may be an
asset. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or
Associate Professor possible. Grinnell College is a highly selective
undergraduate liberal arts college. The classics department provides
instruction in Greek and Latin language and literature along with Greek
and Roman history, art, and archaeology. The Collegeąs curriculum is
founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty
interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of
a major. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters may
include Greek or Latin courses at any level; every few years one course
will be Tutorial (a writing/critical thinking course for first-year
students, on a special topic chosen by the instructor). In letters of
application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a
teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal-arts college that
emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They also should discuss
what they can contribute to efforts to cultivate a wide diversity of
people and perspectives, a core value of Grinnell College. To be
assured of full consideration, all application materials should be
received by November 15, 2009. Send letter of application, c.v.,
transcripts (copies are acceptable), three letters of recommendation,
and a sample of scholarly writing to Professor Joseph Cummins,
Department of Classics, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112-1690.
[ClassicsSearch AT], 641-269-3160; fax 641-269-4985

Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who
collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be
discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin,
age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital
status, religion, creed, or disability. For further information about
Grinnell College, see our website at

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