JOB: Latin Lit @ Stanford

Seen on the Classicists list:

The Department of Classics at Stanford University invites applications for a faculty position in Latin literature. We seek candidates whose research areas would complement the department’s existing strengths and who show promise of excellence; a focus on poetry or historiography is especially welcome.

The successful candidate will teach four courses per year in Latin and Greek language and literature as well as courses in translation at all levels, from large undergraduate lecture classes to specialized graduate seminars. Further, the candidate will be expected to conduct independent research and to participate fully in departmental activities through committee service, student advising, collaboration in joint research and teaching initiatives, and so forth.

The appointment will be at the tenure-track rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment) and will begin September 1, 2012. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2011. Send cover letter, c.v., a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book chapter (maximum 40 pages), and three confidential letters of reference by email to latinsearch AT stanford.edu.

Candidates who cannot apply by email may post hard copy materials to Latin Search Committee, Department of Classics, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 110, Stanford, CA 94305-2145. Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

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