JOB: Classical Languages Pedagogy @ UGa (tenure track)

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The DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS at the UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA is seeking to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Classics, with special interest in the pedagogy of classical languages.

We seek a broadly-trained classicist who, in addition to supervising the elementary Latin program, can teach across the classics curriculum at all levels, including courses in translation. The teaching load is six courses over two semesters: two of the courses are in pedagogy. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct independent research and publish on pedagogy and student engagement and to participate fully in departmental activities.

The Ph.D. in Classics or any related field is required at the time of appointment (1 August 2012).

Interested candidates should send a letter of application and a complete dossier, including CV, a writing sample (maximum 40 pages), and three letters of reference by email to classrch AT uga.edu. All documents should be in PDF format if possible.

Candidates who cannot apply by email may post hard copy materials to:

Chair, Classics Search Committee
Department of Classics
Park Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-6203
USA

Applications received by November 15th are assured of consideration (receipt of email or postmark for regular or express mail); however, dossiers will be accepted until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews of selected candidates will be conducted at the APA/AIA meeting in Philadelphia in January.

The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, about an hour and a half northeast of Atlanta.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Woman, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/AA institution.

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