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Catholic University of Louvain (EU:Bel) - TT Position in Latin Language and Linguistics[edit | edit source]

Vacancy Reference: 23649 / FIAL 026 / 2020 (to be quoted in any correspondence)

UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure track or tenured full time position in Latin Language and Linguistics

Introduction

UCLouvain is a comprehensive university offering, in the context of the present position, the opportunity of cross-disciplinary research and teaching collaborations. The position is attached to the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters and the Institute for Cultural Analysis that offer opportunities for diverse and stimulating teaching as well as an environment to carry out ambitious research. The Louvain-la-Neuve site offers a unique living environment inside a naturally preserved neighbourhood, conveniently located to the heart of Europe.

Description of the mission

Teaching 

The successful candidate will have teaching assignments in the field of Latin language and linguistics (Introduction to Latin, Basics of Latin Grammar, Latin Language - bachelor and master degrees).

Research 

The successful candidate will develop and drive a cutting-edge research program on topics such as Classical studies, with a specialisation in Latin language and linguistics.

Starting date:  1st September, 2020

Deadline: 15 November 2019 (Central European Time, UTC+2)

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Christian Albrecht University of Kiel (DEU:SH) - Professor of Classics, especially Greek Literature[edit | edit source]

The Institute of Classical Studies of the Faculty of Humanities at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel seeks a
Professor of Classics, especially Greek Literature
(W3, 100 %, permanent)
with a special focus on the „Production and Transfer of Knowledge."
At the Institute of Classical Studies the professorship belongs to a group of classical disciplines including Latin, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology, Medieval and Early Modern Latin and Didactics of Ancient Languages. At the same time it will be a core professorship of the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2150 „ROOTS - Social, Environmental and Cultural Connectivity in Past Societies" in the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments of Germany, especially Subcluster 3: Knowledge ROOTS: Innovation, Cognition and Technology (for further details see http://www.jma.uni-kiel.de/en/roots). As a professorship for Greek Literature with a special focus on the „Production and Transfer of Knowledge" it will strengthen the research agenda of the cluster of excellence and also be part of the teaching programs of Greek. At first, during the funding period of ROOTS, the new colleague will cooperate with the existing professorship of Greek (Prof. Dr. Lutz Käppel), after that they will be the only full professor of Greek in the department. Therefore the candidate has to cover the discipline of Classics/Greek as a whole with at least one research focus in Greek literature between Homer and Hellenistic literature. In addition to that a further research focus in the field of „Production and Transfer of Knowledge in classical cultures", especially Greece, is required.
Especially referring to the participation in the cluster of excellence, ROOTS, an expertise in one or more of the following research fields or methods is welcome:
theory and practice of production, conceptualization, operationalization and transfer of explicit and/or implicit knowledge in the medium of the ancient Greek written tradition
History of ancient Science
Text and material culture (Papyrology, Codocology etc.)
Comparative Studies (regional and diachronic, including concepts of ancient scientific literature, rhetoric etc.)
Research on the production and significance of knowledge between (natural) environment and cultural contexts will be central for the position within ROOTS.
Requirements: MA in Classics (or equivalent), a qualified pertinent PhD and additional research performance (Habilitation in Klassischer Philologie/Griechisch, Junior Professorship, or equivalent). English and German proficiency to conduct research, teaching, and administration. Experience in third party funding. Interest in participation in interdisciplinary research in the fields of humanities as well as natural and life sciences at CAU. Service in administrative committees.
The position has been opened with respect to Art. § 61 and § 63 Section 1 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. For additional information about the position please contact Prof. Dr. Timo Felber (Dean) or Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller (ROOTS).
CAU Kiel wishes to increase the number of female scientists in faculty positions and encourages applications from qualified women. Female applicants will be given priority if their qualifications and achievements are equal to those of male applicants. Applications from scientists with disabilities will be given priority in case of equal qualifications. We explicitly encourage candidates with a migration background to apply. Please refrain from submitting photographs.
Applications in German or English including CV, certificates of academic degrees, list of publications, information on teaching experience, a list of grants awarded together with private and academic postal and email-addresses and telephone numbers must be submitted by November 25th, 2019 to the Dean of the Philosophical Faculty, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, 24098 Kiel, Germany. Please send your application preferably in a single PDF-file via email to bewerbungen@philfak.uni-kiel.de.

Deadline: 25 November 2019 (European Central Time, UTC+2)

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College of the Holy Cross (USA:Mass) - Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Classics[edit | edit source]

The Department of Classics at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2020. Our new colleague will teach both Greek and Latin at all levels (beginning to advanced); develop courses in translations that serve the needs of our students; and contribute to our department’s cocurricular activities.  Our colleague will also contribute to one or more of these four areas of departmental emphasis: collaborative student research; diversification of the curriculum; outreach to audiences beyond Holy Cross; and exploration of new language pedagogies. We welcome applications from those working in any area of Classics and especially those interested in reception studies and/or digital humanities.  Please see the more detailed description of this position at https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/classics/faculty-staff/tenure-track-opening.

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.

Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. required.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  In your cover letter, in addition to describing your teaching and research interests, please address the ways you might contribute to one or more of the four areas of departmental emphasis noted in the first paragraph. In your statement on teaching, please address pedagogies for both language courses and courses in translation.

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialogue among people from diverse perspectives as it is integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see http://holycross.edu/mission). In your application please highlight how your scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://www.holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/66764.

For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to submit all requested materials by September 17, 2019. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place in early October.  We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Skype. Questions about this search may be directed to Neel Smith, Co-Chair, Search Committee, Chair, Classics Department, chair-classics@holycross.edu or Aaron Seider, Co-Chair, Search Committee, aseider@holycross.edu.T

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

Deadline: Open until Filled (Posted: 13 August 2019)

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Colby College (USA:Me) - Advanced Assistant Professor in Classics[edit | edit source]

Position Description The Classics Department at Colby College has been authorized to make a tenure-track appointment at the Advanced Assistant Professor level, beginning September 1, 2020.

Qualifications

  • We invite applications from candidates capable of teaching with distinction courses in ancient Greek and Latin at all undergraduate levels, Greek and Roman history, as well as other courses in classical studies such as ancient medicine and/or science, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, digital humanities, environmental humanities, material culture, or reception studies. Research specialization may be in either Ancient History or Greek literature and culture.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop research projects to which undergraduates can contribute, to participate in rethinking the content and pedagogy of the department’s undergraduate curriculum, and to assume a position of leadership in the Department at the earliest opportunity.
  • The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, advising, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

Application Instructions Applicants should submit a cover letter that explains their interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier (including course evaluations where possible and a statement of teaching philosophy documenting a commitment to the value of diversity, and experience with inclusive teaching) via Interfolio at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/69293

N.B. We will not be interviewing candidates at the SCS/AIA Meetings in Washington, D.C. Interviews will be conducted via Skype during the week of December 2-6. Applications received by November 1 will receive full consideration but review will continue until the position is filled. Address all inquiries to Kerill O’Neill, Search Committee Chair (knoneill@colby.edu).

Deadline: 1 November 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-4)

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Georgetown University (USA:DC) - Assistant Professor in Classics, Later Latin[edit | edit source]

The Department of Classics at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Latin to begin in August 2020. 

We are looking for candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas, which would complement the strengths of our department:

  • late antique or medieval Latin
  • the culture and society of the later Roman Empire
  • aspects of the traditions of writing in Latin and their importance up to the present day

The teaching load is two courses per semester. The candidate is expected to teach Latin at all levels as well as courses in translation and should demonstrate a strong record of research as well as a commitment to collaborating with colleagues and mentoring undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. 

A Ph.D. is required by the appointment date. 

We are committed to building a diverse intellectual community and strongly encourage applications from those from underrepresented backgrounds.

For your application to be considered complete, the following must be completed by Friday, October 18, 2019. 1. Click Apply and follow the on-screen instructions to create an applicant profile and submit the required materials below. Please refer to the step-by-step guide for uploading the required items. Applicants must combine the application materials into a single PDF. The application system will only accept up to 5 files (up to 5 MB each).

  • CV
  • cover letter
  • a scholarly writing sample (20 pages maximum).

2. Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email to: classics@georgetown.edu with subject Confidential Letter for [Last Name, First Name]"

Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype (or similar means). Additional questions related to this position may be directed to the Chair of Classics, Josiah Osgood (jo39@georgetown.edu).

Please email facultyapplicanthelp@georgetown.edu for any technical assistance.

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EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:
Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

To apply, visit https://georgetown.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Georgetown_Faculty/job/Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor---Department-of-Classics_JR07514

Deadline: 3 September 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-4)

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University of North Carolina, Greensboro (USA:NC) - Asst. Prof. of Classics (Greek & Latin)[edit | edit source]

The Department of Classical Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Greek language, literature, and culture at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2020. Candidates must have Ph.D. in Classical Studies or a related field in hand by the time of appointment. The Department offers an undergraduate major with concentrations in archaeology, language & literature, and civilization. The ability to teach ancient Greek and Latin at all levels is required. We invite applicants with interests from across the range of ancient Greek language, literature, and culture who would expand and not significantly duplicate the department’s current strengths; applications would be particularly welcome from scholars with special expertise in drama, historiography, or ancient medicine. Strong commitment to scholarship and publication is necessary as well as evidence of excellent teaching. The standard teaching load is 3:3. All members of the department do some service for the College and University; service expectations are kept to a minimum in the first two years.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and transcript electronically via https://spartantalent.uncg.edu (click on “Faculty”). Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references in the References section of the electronic application. These references will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Please note that we will not be interviewing candidates at the SCS/AIA Meetings in Washington, D.C. All interviews will be conducted via Skype in the first two weeks of December 2019. In order to be considered for these interviews, the deadline for applications is October 18, 2019. Applications received after that deadline will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Susan Shelmerdine, by email: shelmerd@uncg.edu.

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 45% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Department of Classical Studies foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and is strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. Further information about the Department is available on our website: https://classics.uncg.edu/.

Deadline: 18 October 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-4)

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University of California, Davis (USA:Ca) - Assistant Professor of Classics[edit | edit source]

The Classics Program at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position, beginning July 1, 2020. Rank is assistant professor and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and expertise. Research specialization is open, and we are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching extend the boundaries of the field as traditionally conceived, for example by engaging with the reception of Classics in non-European contexts or with cultural encounters beyond the Mediterranean world. The field of research should complement the existing strengths of the program's faculty. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional promise as scholars and teachers. They should have a strong research plan, a clear commitment to undergraduate education, and the ability to participate actively in the running of a small department. We particularly welcome candidates with demonstrated interest in improving access to the field of Classics for marginalized students. The successful candidate will be able to teach Greek and Latin at the undergraduate level and will take on special responsibility for a large undergraduate etymology course. Teaching load is four courses per year, on the quarter system. Ph.D. in Classics or a related field must be in hand before the first day of classes, September 28, 2020.

Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (see here for guidelines: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/guidelines-writing-diversity-statement), one publication or academic paper under twenty pages in length, and three (3) letters of recommendation through the online application form found at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03247

For full consideration applications should be received by December 1, 2019. The position is open until filled. Please contact the search committee chair, Carey Seal (cseal@ucdavis.edu), with any questions.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. Applications from members of groups underrepresented in the discipline are encouraged.

To apply, visit https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03247

Deadline: 1 December 2019 (North American Pacific Time, UTC-8)

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University of California, San Diego (USA:Ca) - Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies & Latin[edit | edit source]

The Department of Literature at the University of California, San Diego seeks to make a full-time, tenure track appointment of an Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies, with emphasis on Latin literature and culture. The candidate must have a PhD degree in Classics or related fields by time of appointment. The successful candidate will be both highly competent in the Latin language and will be able to demonstrate interest in and commitment to the comparativist study of the Roman Empire, and of relations among different regions and cultures across Africa, Europe, and Asia. We welcome applications from candidates specializing in either classical or late antiquity. Competence in another ancient language in addition to Latin, e.g. Syriac, Hebrew, Aramaic, an Anatolian language, Egyptian, Sanskrit or classical Chinese, is advantageous but is not required.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Latin language courses at all levels - beginning, intermediate, and advanced - as well as more general thematic courses in which texts will be read in translation. The position is situated not in a traditional classics department, but in a multilingual Literature Department with faculty and students engaged in literary, comparatist, historical, and cultural studies. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary study of Mediterranean languages and cultures across the university. The successful applicant will also be affiliated with the Program in Classical Studies, which includes faculty from Literature, History, Philosophy, Visual Arts and Theater and Dance, and with the Center for Hellenic Studies. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U. S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Closing Date: October 31, 2019

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UCSD's online Recruit web page: https://apptrkr.com/1602623.

Applicants should include a personal statement summarizing their contributions to diversity and leadership. Contribution to diversity statements could include an attention to diverse learning needs, engaging learning fields of diverse communities, pedagogical methods that address learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds, an awareness of inequities in education and research, a track record of specific activities that address and mitigate inequities, follow-up of positive impact on under-represented students, and a specific plan of activities and follow-up at UCSD.

Deadline: 31 October 2019 (North American Pacific Time, UTC-7)

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University of Cincinnati (USA:Oh) - Assistant Professor, Classics (Latin & Ancient Greek)[edit | edit source]

The Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure track position in Latin and ancient Greek language and literature at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin August 15, 2020. Evidence of a completed Ph.D. in Classics is required by May 1, 2020. Candidates must demonstrate, through their writing sample or published work, capacity for high-quality scholarly research in Latin and/or ancient Greek language and literature. They must have acquired the capacity to teach ancient languages at both undergraduate and graduate levels and to conduct successful undergraduate courses in classical civilization. The candidate should have a breadth of knowledge necessary to work successfully in an interdisciplinary department that educates students in philology, ancient history, and archaeology.

The Department of Classics offers BA programs in Classics and Classical Civilization and MA and PhD programs in Greek and Latin Language and Literature, Ancient History, Bronze Age Archaeology, and Classical Archaeology. It is housed together with the Burnam Classics Library, one of the largest and best collections of resources in Classics in the world, including an important collection of Byzantine and Modern Greek resources. Full information about the department can be found on our website: http://classics.uc.edu.

Candidates must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu and search for Requisition #40002. In addition to completing the online application form, candidates are required to attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of contribution to diversity and inclusion, and a writing sample of about 20 pages using the "attach additional documents" feature in our hiring system. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent by email to Classics@uc.edu with the subject line "Philology Search."

The committee will review applications beginning November 8, 2019, and, where possible, conduct interviews at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Washington D.C., January 2-5, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

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Deadline: 7 November 2019  (North American Eastern Time, UTC-5)

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University of Notre Dame (USA:In) - Open-Rank Professorship, Digital Humanities and Pre-Modern Studies[edit | edit source]

The College of Arts & Letters at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a professor of digital humanities and pre-modern studies at any rank. The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar in her or his field with a strong record of innovative research and teaching or, in the case of an appointment at the rank of assistant professor, a scholar with promise of excellence in research and teaching. The appointment will be made to the department in the college relevant to the successful candidate's research.

Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. (or the equivalent) in the humanities and a reputation of scholarly achievement sufficient for appointment in a relevant department in the College of Arts and Letters (Art History, Classics, English, Foreign Languages, History, Philosophy, Theology); a well-established reputation in digital humanities scholarship, with a specialization in any discipline of ancient, medieval, or early modern European/Mediterranean studies; and a successful record of external funding to support digital humanities research

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in her or his department of appointment and participate in the growing community of digital humanities scholars at Notre Dame. Potential for collaboration with Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute and its faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate programs is especially desirable. 

Application Instructions

All applicants are required to apply via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/68737

All applicants must submit a letter of interest and a C.V.

Junior candidates (ABD, postdoc, assistant professors) must submit a writing sample and a document containing the names and email addresses of three professional references.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:

Prof. Thomas E. Burman
Chair, Digital Humanities/Pre-Modern Studies search committee
College of Arts and Letters
University of Notre Dame
tburman@nd.edu

Deadline: 14 November 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-5)

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University of Oxford, Faculty of Classics (EU:UK:Eng) - Senior Instructor in Ancient Greek and Latin[edit | edit source]

The Faculty of Classics seek to appoint a Senior Instructor in Ancient Greek and Latin. The role is responsible for planning and delivering Greek and Latin language teaching within the Faculty under the direction of the Grocyn Lector, including marking work, participating in examinations, with administrative duties. The Senior Instructor role has additional regular duties supporting the Grocyn Lector in the administrative and organisational tasks connected with the language teaching delivery and the management of the language teaching. 

The postholder is expected to teach graduates and undergraduates, both beginners and advanced students, to develop and extend grammatical mastery, vocabulary, reading/declaming, scansion, translation from the language, translation into the language and linguistic analysis of texts as required by the Faculty (an average of 300 hours in term time pro rata) and to assist with admissions, examining and administration of the language provision with the Faculty. 

The successful candidate will have: experience of outstanding competence in specialist language teaching in Greek and Latin for graduates and undergraduates, admissions and examinations and course development. 

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored tier 2 visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route 

The Faculty are also recruiting for a part-time Grade 6 Instructor in Ancient Greek and Latin. Applicants are invited to apply for both posts should they wish. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 2 September 2019, interviews to be held on Wednesday 11 September 2019. 

https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=141952 

Deadline: 2 September 2019 (UK Time, UTC+0)

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University of Pavia (EU:Ita) - Full Professor in Latin Language & Literature[edit | edit source]

The following qualifications are required to apply for the position:

a) Academics possessing the national scientific qualification in the Job Application Sector cited below (see art. 16 of Law 240/2010 and any subsequent modifications) or in one included in the same macro-sector, for the functions entailed in the application procedure;
b) Candidates who meet the requirements under Law 210/1998 and any subsequent modifications, for the category listed in the job notice, limited to the period of time indicated in the notice;
c) Full professors who are already employed;
d) Academics permanently employed abroad as researchers or university lecturers at a similar level to that indicated in the job notice, based on correspondence tables defined by ministerial decree 662 of 01/09/2016.

The maximum number of publications candidates may submit is: 15

EDUCATIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

teaching experience in the disciplines relevant to the scientific-disciplinary sector L-FIL-LET / 04 (Latin language and Literature); research activities and full scientific autonomy in the scientific-disciplinary sector L-FIL-LET / 04, particularly in the field of Latin literary texts from the origins to the late antiquity, of their reception in later ages, of the history of Latin language.

EDUCATIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITMENT OF THE PROFESSOR:

The teacher will carry out teaching tasks related to the SSD L-FIL-LET / 04 in the courses of “Lettere” and “Antichità classiche e orientali” and will carry out coherent and congruent research activities with the topics of the SSD L-FIL-LET / 04, paticularly in the field of Latin literary texts from the origins to late antiquity, to their reception in later ages, to the history of Latin language. The teacher will organize local and international research groups.

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The full text of the call of proposal can be found at the following link: http://wcm-3.unipv.it/site/home/ateneo/bandi-e-concorsi/concorsi-per-per... Candidates must submit their application online only at the following link: https://pica.cineca.it/unipv

The application must be delivered by the non-extendable deadline of 18th August 2019

Deadline: 18 August 2019 (Central European Time, UTC+2)

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University of Washington (USA:Wa) - Assistant Professor in Classics (Latin & Greek)[edit | edit source]

The Department of Classics at the University of Washington has been authorized to make a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Classics. Candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level and engage in research that could include the following: Greek drama, race and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world, and digital humanities. The successful applicant will mentor students and teach a wide variety of courses at all levels of our undergraduate and graduate programs, both in Greek and Latin and in translation. As an increasingly diverse public institution, the University of Washington seeks candidates who will work effectively with diverse student and community populations. We are looking for applicants who are prepared to contribute to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The appointment begins 16 September 2020 and is a full-time (100% FTE) position with a 9-month service period. UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. A typical teaching load consists of five courses over three quarters.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Classics, or a related field, in hand at the time of appointment and must demonstrate experience in using historical, theoretical, and humanistic approaches in research and/or teaching.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following materials:

  • a letter of interest
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • at least 3 letters of recommendation
  • a statement of current and future research plans
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (maximum three pages)
  • a statement of how you would contribute to the department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (maximum one page)
  • a writing sample: either a published journal article or book chapter, or a dissertation chapter and abstract.

These materials should be submitted by way of Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/67966). Informal inquiries may be directed to Professor Catherine Connors, Chair of the Search Committee (cconnors@uw.edu).

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at the meetings of the Archaeological Institute of America/Society for Classical Studies in Washington DC in early January.

Preference will be given to dossiers received by October 15, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Deadline: 15 October 2019 (North American Pacific Time, UTC-7)

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2020 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Visiting Positions / Limited Term Positions - 2019-2020 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Western Connecticut State University - Macricostas Endowed Teaching Fellowship in Hellenic and Greek Studies[edit | edit source]

Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences[edit | edit source]

Location: Danbury, Ct 

This is a two-semester, part-time faculty appointment comprised of a partial teaching load in the incumbent’s area of specialization and reassigned time to develop and implement co-curricular experiences, in consultation with the Macricostas Executive Stewardship Committee, that meet the following objectives:
 Educate students, the university community, and the general public about the contributions that Ancient Greece has made to contemporary civilization;
 Invite scholarly study of the Classics and Modern Greece; and
 Demonstrably promote the discipline of Greek and Hellenic Studies at WCSU.
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The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences is home to 13 departments offering 21 undergraduate majors and 8 graduate majors, and offers a variety of ways for students to further their education. Housed in the Department of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies, the Macricostas Endowed Teaching Fellowship is open to any discipline that involves Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies. The Macricostas Fellow will be expected to be available for interactions with students, faculty, and the general public that contribute to the intellectual life of the university and the local community. Examples of co-curricular experiences may include but are not limited to public presentations on the Macricostas Fellow’s ongoing research, consulting with relevant local/regional agencies and organizations, hosting relevant speakers, and organizing trips to regional events or exhibits of relevant interest to the campus community and general public. The Macricostas Fellow will perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Office space, related budget, and travel funds will be provided, as well as shared access to clerical support. Grant opportunities are available to support research and conference attendance.[edit | edit source]
Qualifications:
 Terminal degree in an academic discipline related to Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies required
 A record of distinguished scholarship
 Prior successful teaching experience in a higher education environment
 Leadership and/or service experience
 Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
 Individuals with equivalent experience and background qualifications will be considered
WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits: $14,856 per semester ($1,857.00 per credit hour) with a terminal degree for a part-time position of eight (8) credit hours per semester. Additional information on part time employment at WCSU may be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/part-time-employees/
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Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, areas of teaching expertise and experience, service and/or leadership experience, and research interest; statement of teaching philosophy; current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references who can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership to hrpositions@wcsu.edu. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Friday, February 28, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire via the following link. http://wcsu.edu/diversity/affirmative-action-data-questionnaire/. Any questions may be directed to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at stokesk@wcsu.edu. Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. Please visit, https://www.wcsu.edu/hr/employment/current-opportunities/, for job listing. 
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University of Lincoln (EU:UK:Eng) - Lecturer in Classical Studies, Greek[edit | edit source]

School of History & Heritage

Location:  Lincoln  Salary:   From £33,199 per annum
Please note this post is fixed term until 27/08/2021 and full-time 1.00 FTE Closing Date:   Friday 26 July 2019 Interview Date:   Friday 09 August 2019 

The University of Lincoln is an ambitious and fast-growing academic community.  Although established within the last twenty years, it already ranks among the Top 50 Universities in the UK (43rd in Complete University Guide 2019).

The School of History and Heritage forms part of the College of Arts, the largest College in the University, and is located at the University’s main Brayford campus beside a natural pool in the River Witham. The School has a growing portfolio of subjects to add to its well-established History and Conservation programmes, and has launched or is about to launch Philosophy, Art History and History, and American Studies BA courses.

The School wishes to appoint a Classicist to the position of Lecturer in Classical Studies (Greek Culture). Prospective applicants should specialise in Greek literature and language, with a proven ability to teach across a wide range of Classics modules, including Greek and Roman history and Latin.

This is a teaching-focussed role fixed-term for two years. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience of planning and delivering first- and second-year modules to students in both the BA (Hons) Classical Studies and BA (Hons) History degree programmes, and will be join a teaching team with expertise in ancient, late antique, and medieval history and archaeology.

S/he will coordinate and teach first-year modules on the culture and history of the Greek world, Greek and Latin literature, and introductory Latin; and second-year modules on the Hellenistic world and intermediate Latin. S/he may also be asked to teach in other areas of Classical culture or history as required, at first-, second-, or third-year level, and will be expected to contribute to Open Days and other recruitment activities.

Lincoln launched its BA (Hons) in Classical Studies in September 2018, and will be welcoming its second cohort of students in September 2019. First-year students receive a solid grounding in the art, archaeology, history, and literature of the Greek and Roman worlds, in addition to a full year’s tuition in the Latin language. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the degree programme at its upper levels.

The successful candidate will join a thriving, friendly School with a strong collaborative culture. We take teaching and student experience very seriously, and in the latest NSS the History programme performed well.

Please direct any enquiries in the first instance to the Acting Head of School, Dr Kate Hill (khill@lincoln.ac.uk).

Source: Times Higher Education

Deadline: 26 July 2019 (UK Time, UTC+0)

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University (1-yr Post-doctoral Fellowship)[edit | edit source]

Application CLaosing Date: March 1, 2020    Salary: CAD $50,000

Term: September 2020 – August 2021

For a second year in a row, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies (SNF CHS) at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a one-year Post-doctoral Fellowship focused on Hellenisms Past and Present, Local and Global. Our search committee welcomes proposals that span disciplinary boundaries from candidates working on comparative approaches to the advertised fellowship theme. Applicants from all fields of the humanities and the social sciences are encouraged to apply. Situated atop Burnaby Mountain, east of downtown Vancouver, the Centre is a major site for Hellenic Studies in North America. Affiliated faculty have expertise in Ancient, Byzantine, Early Modern and Modern Greek history, archaeology, literature and language.

The successful applicant will join the faculty and students who make up our intellectual community and participate in the Centre’s day-to-day activities. In this context, they will take an active part in the SNF CHS seminar series, offering two formal talks on campus. The SNF CHS Post-doctoral Fellow will also offer one talk for a lay audience as part of the Centre’s community outreach activities. While at SFU, the SNF CHS Post-Doctoral Fellow will have opportunities to engage with the content development activities of the SNF New Media Lab. The successful candidate will receive $50,000 CA to support themselves for the duration of their fellowship.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Simon Fraser University is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. within a maximum of FOUR years before the appointment date (September 1, 2020) and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research project outline, and THREE letters of reference. All application materials should be submitted to the Director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Dr. Dimitris Krallis: dkrallis@sfu.ca. Applications received by March 1, 2020 will be given priority.

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