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The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS)
at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver campus invites
applications for a tenure-track appointment, effective July 1, 2012, at
the rank of Assistant Professor. The primary research focus of the
position is in Greek literature, particularly poetry, but we also
welcome applications from candidates working on intersections between
Greek and Roman literature and culture. The person appointed will be
willing and able to teach Greek language and literature at every level
including graduate level; the ability to teach Latin too will be an
The successful applicant must hold a PhD (or expect to have successfully
defended prior to 1 July 2012) and must have demonstrated
accomplishments in scholarship along with enthusiasm for teaching in a
department with the unique combination of fields present in CNERS. The
successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of
research and teaching and to participate fully in graduate supervision,
departmental service, events and initiatives.
The programs, faculty research interests and general activities of CNERS
are found at www.cnrs.ubc.ca.
The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, an example of their
published research, a current CV containing full contact information,
and evidence of teaching effectiveness. They should arrange for three
confidential letters of reference to be sent to Dr Susanna Braund,
Acting Head, Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious
Studies, University of British Columbia, Buchanan C227, 1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada, email susanna.braund AT ubc.ca by the deadline of November 15th 2011.
Application materials must be submitted by 15 November 2011, as noted
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.
All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome
applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal
persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual
orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and
knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and
permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.