JOB: Latin Lit @ UIUC

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The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization of Latin prose literature. Successful candidates must conduct independent research, perform academic duties associated with our BA, MA, and PhD programs, and teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching.

Applicants must have a PhD in Classics (or in an immediately relevant field) at time of appointment. The target starting date is August 16, 2013. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

To apply, create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: cover letter, CV, writing sample (up to 20 pages), teaching portfolio (sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), and contact information or Interfolio ID for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically upon the submission of the application. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by November 26, 2012; letters of reference must be received no later than December 3, 2012. Initial interviews will be conducted at the APA/AIA meeting in Seattle, January 3-6, 2013.

The University is noted for its extensive library holdings in Classics and related fields and for its museums, with excellent collections of ancient Mediterranean artifacts. The Department of the Classics also publishes the journal Illinois Classical Studies. For more information about the search, please contact slcl-hr AT illinois.edu (please reference Classics Search in the subject line). Additional information about the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be found at http://www.classics.illinois.edu/.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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