JOB: Hellenist at the UIUC

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The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a nine-month, full-time,
non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer with a target start
date of August 16, 2014. The position may be renewed based on
availability of funding, enrollments and strong performance reviews.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have a PhD in Classics or in a relevant field by the
starting date of the appointment. The successful candidate will be
expected to engage in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Preference will be given to applicants with interests in Greek
literature and culture. Teaching responsibilities include six courses
annually, of which at least four will be Classical Civilization courses
and one will be an advanced undergraduate/graduate reading course in Greek.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of
Illinois application login page at
_._ Required information includes a cover
letter, resume, writing sample (ca. 25 pages), evidence of excellence in
teaching (ca. 12-15 pages), and the names and contact information (or
Interfolio ID) for three professional references. To ensure full
consideration, all required materials must be received by the deadline –
April 3, 2014. Three letters of recommendation are also required and
must be received no later than April 9, 2014. Referees will be
contacted electronically by the department upon the submission of the
application. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date,
however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Only
electronic applications submitted through
will be accepted. For further information
please contact slcl-hr AT .

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/.

Additional information about the Department of the Classics at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can be found at

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